Sexual Education Is The Teaching Of Sex Essay

1158 Words Oct 11th, 2016 5 Pages
Imagine one night, you wake up to a phone call from your sister and she’s crying because she just took a pregnancy test and it came back positive. She was the child who didn’t do any wrong, but she would always sneak out and have sexual relations with people of the opposite sex. As a result of your parents not letting either one of you in a sexual education course, neither one of you know about the alternatives, so your sister feels that she has to keep the baby and her life is changed forever; she becomes a teenage mom. Your sister became the problem of the family. She was stuck in the same town with the same job for the rest of her life all because she didn’t know about sexual education. Sexual education is the teaching of sex, sexual identity, relationships, and intimacy. It is also about helping adolescents develop the skills they need to make good choices, and feel confident that they made the right decision based on sex. Sexual education is a subject that most adults try to avoid and it has always been up for debate among both parents and educators. Sexual education is more than just the physical aspect of sex, it also teaches adolescents about the emotional and psychological impacts on them when they have sex; for this reason, they need to have a sexual education course in school before they can properly practice safe sex.
Sexual education is important in schools due to the neglect of parents not teaching their children the proper procedures. Some adolescents don’t…

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