08/04/2014 09:17 am ET Updated Aug 04, 2014

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Waited Until My Wedding Night To Lose My Virginity And I Wish I Hadn't

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"Believing that true love waits, I make a commitment to God, myself, my family, my friends, my future mate and my future children to be sexually abstinent from this day until the day I enter a biblical marriage relationship. As well as abstaining from sexual thoughts, sexual touching, pornography, and actions that are known to lead to sexual arousal."

At the age of 10, I took a pledge at my church alongside a group of other girls to remain a virgin until marriage. Yes, you read that right -- I was 10 years old.

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