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I want to...I guess.

by Lee Conderacci

In this scene, Marissa loses her virginity to her boyfriend Kyle. At the top of the scene, the couple are mostly nude, in bed, engaging in kissing and touching. 

Kyle says, "Do you...Are you?"

He is verbally asking for consent, though he does not explicitly say, "Do you want to have sex?" The intention appears to be clear to Marissa. She says "Ok." He asks if she is sure, and she says, "Yeah...I want to."

It's not very convincing, and this is because Marissa's mind is actually on another guy named Ryan. Marissa has a connection with Ryan, but she has just seen him kissing another girl, so she decides to go ahead and have sex with Luke.

Her facial expression at the end of the scene implies that she is conflicted about it, but she makes the decision to have sex with Luke, and it is fully consensual.

The O.C.: "Yeah...I want to."

In the O.C., Marissa decides to lose her virginity to her boyfriend Kyle, even though her mind is on another guy.

from The O.C. (2003)
Creator: Josh Schwartz
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Posted by Lee Conderacci