This is just a short little thing. I’m reading the first book in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series and I love this exchange between Claire and Jamie when Dougal is trying to get them to marry…
“Does it bother you that I’m not a virgin?” He hesitated a moment before answering.
“Well, no,” he said slowly, “so long as it doesna bother you that I am.” He grinned at my drop-jawed expression, and backed toward the door.
“Reckon one of us should know what they’re doing,” he said. The door closed softly behind him; clearly the courtship was over.