This week we're including another six sentences from I.O.U. SEX. In this scene, June is remembering a weekend when her boyfriend from Texas drove all the way to Berkeley to visit her at UC. This took place in the mid-1960s.
When he went inside the motel office to register, June waited in the darkened car, alone with her thoughts. Without Denny by her side, doubts and fears flashed through her mind as quickly as the blinking neon vacancy sign outside the car window. She thought of the other college co-eds who had surely been to this motel before her—maybe even girls from her dorm—and wondered whether they'd shared her misgivings. In late night confessionals, some of her dorm-mates had laughed at her naïveté, calling her old fashioned, amused by her good-girl ways. They shocked her with their drinking, cussing, and smoking; and their open attitudes towards sex left her wondering if she was the only virgin left in
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