She gave me a sympathetic smile and said ‘don’t worry it happens to us all’

Anonymous, 21, Manchester

Anonymous, 21, Manchester


I had gone out drinking at the pub with a few friends when I met a lovely lad and got chatting.

Next morning I woke up with a banging headache, the realisation we hadn’t used a condom and the frightening truth he was in a notorious biker gang. As I slid out of his flat the young lady in the flat next door gave me a sympathetic smile and said ‘Don’t worry it happens to us all, you should go and get ellaOne to feel assured.’



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