There was a case here where a couple's marriage was annuled because the bride wasn't a virgin. Actually she lied about being a virgin. The court says the "non virginity" itself is not the issue but rather the breach of contract, because the bride had lied about what the husband saw as an essential quality in his wife. Outrage as French judge annuls Muslim marriage over bride's virginity lie - Times Online For the ladies: Would you lie about your virginity to your partner if you knew it was important to him? For the guys: Does it matter to you if your partner lied about her virginity?