You think that if you make the other person miserable he or she will break up with you. It whittles down the other person’s self-esteem to zero. That doesn’t mean you say your piece and disappear like the Lone Ranger.
You may think the humane thing is to hem and haw about the issue, or that maybe a gradual series of disappointments will do the trick.
If you're familiar with this blog, you know that I'm not sure what the hubbub about virginity is all about.
While there is a much greater chance that someone will not have a sexually transmittable ailment, there's also a pretty decent chance that they will be rotten in bed (though some people may relish the ability to teach a lover how to do it like their way, the old Sinatra method).
Somewhere between Suzanne Sommers working the Thighmaster™ and Ron Popeil's exhortations to "set it and forget it," it's as if infomercials became the only thing on TV that everyone in America actually watched as a shared experience.