Reflection About Sex Education

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I, like most people, thoroughly enjoy sex. Unlike most in our society I am very sexually open. I enjoy learning about, talking about and practicing sex. I was raised in an environment where the topic of sex was not avoided. My parents gave me “the talk” in the fourth grade, and ever since have been a great source of advice and an extra opinion to turn to when it comes to sex. I share my experiences with them, predominantly my dad and brother, but my mother is still clued in on my sex life. Most people might think this is awkward but in my family it guarantees a good laugh. My parents don’t look to discipline me or pump me for more information than I am willing to share. The calm, open environment makes it easy to go to them with any questions …show more content…
My father came up to put me to sleep, something he hadn 't done for years, and when he did so he gave me the “the talk.” He explained the general concepts of how reproduction works. Like every fourth grader I had questions but wasn’t sure I could go to my parents with them yet. I brought the idea up to my friends the next day at school and it was clear they were clueless. It was a year later that we received our district wide sex education class where the rest of my questions were answered. My sexual education “brush up lessons” came from health class in middle school as well as high school, I also learned many things through internet research. It was sophomore year in high school when I had my first real girlfriend and it was clear then that my home environment was open and welcomed sexual talk. My parents did a good job balancing the humor and the education aspect to every question I had which kept me comfortable talking to …show more content…
Both my girlfriend and I shared our first time with each other in the back of my car. Romantic? Not so much but we were both ready and didn’t want to wait for the empty house. We practiced very safe sex throughout our two year relationship, often passing on sex and always pulling out with the condom on to even lessen the chance. We had sex about once a week throughout the relationship and we were both very open about it. We enjoyed sex in all different places, at all different times and tried many different sexual fantasies including bondage and blindfolding. Our relationship came to an end at the beginning of my freshman year here at IU. She went to the University of Illinois and the long distance relationship wasn’t for us. I am currently not in a relationship and enjoy many different parts of the sex process. Most of all I enjoy having sex with someone who is open and can talk about sex. Sex should not be an awkward topic. When you engage in other activities, most people are not afraid to speak up. For some reason, when it comes to sex or sexual acts, most people are scared to give feedback or tell their partner what they want. Being able to engage in sex with someone I like and someone who can tell me what they like results in the best

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