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Okay I'd really like confirmation that I'm just being paranoid. My boyfriend and I had sex for the first time on March 2. He wore a condom the entire time and never ejaculated...it only lasted about 5 minutes anyway because it really hurt. My period came the next day and lasted as long as usual. We haven't had sex again since then but my next period is now a week late...should I realistically be concerned about pregnancy, or am I making my period late by worrying so much? I'm 18 and just got into an ivy league and a baby is NOT what I want to think about. Please help.
You're probably worrying yourself into a late period. If your period came the day after you had sex, you ovulated much earlier. At 18, it's not unusual to have fairly different length cycles because you are going through changes. If you want to continue to have sex with your boyfriend, definitely keep using condoms, but also look into a reliable form of birth control.
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