There are literally hundreds of sex and pregnancy questions, presumably written by teens, that show just how dismal the state of sexual education is. I seriously doubt this is a legitimate question about her “friend,” first of all. And may I add that I think even the existing sex ed programs fall short when it comes to talking about the deeper issues surrounding sex. There are a number of explanations for this woman’s issue. Desire is the most basic of basics when it comes to sex. If more courses did, I think it would be a decent blow to rape culture.
Questions not only about the basic mechanics of one’s body, but also about emotions and sex. I’m not even going to touch on the consent issue I feel was betrayed here since I don’t have enough info to really know what happened, but I do wonder if she lives in an area where abortion isn’t an option. This question gets me particularly angry because this kid already has a child and it’s obvious that no one thought to help her have a basic understanding of her body. I’m angry not just because she has a baby and therefore had a whole host of risks and issues surrounding pregnancy and delivery, but because they then put her on Depo and didn’t think to educate her on the risks and benefits of the drug. Secondly, from what I’ve read saline abortions are dangerous and rarely performed. This girl sounds perfectly reasonable and intelligent. They shouldn’t just be teaching the mechanics, they should be giving kids the tools they need to make informed sexuality decisions, and that should cover mental health as well. She could have a UTI, kidney stones, an STD or something else. Why aren’t girls being taught about this most basic of menstruation tools? Kids, and especially girls, often don’t realize that they should to have sex before they have sex.
Strangers might give gifts to kids like a webcam to do explicit things online.
A useful novelty created by Yahoo that was designed for those who are curious about the things in this world but are too afraid to ask.
The level of WTF-edness over there is just endless. I want to reach through the computer and hug this woman for all she’s been through.
Both groups give you aids, so why not really embrace both. Your son could have gotten aids if he were heterosexual, but only if he shot dope with dirty needles, or if he got a blood transfusion that wasn't properly tested. But I think the whole "homophobic Christians" phenomenon is something isolated mainly to a few countries. Answers, commented that 500 lines is actually an “epyllion” and that a true epic poem “would usually be at least ten times as long.”Richard B, another commenter, wrote that “The thing about an epic is, they were not written in English,” which may have complicated things for JPowell.One of the great powers of the Internet has been its abiity to democratize information. Q & A, Answers, along with other sites Quora, allows people to ask questions have them answered by people who hopefully have knowledge about that particular area.Some of them are humorous, most are heartbreaking, and all of them show a serious lack of knowledge about sexual health. Not only is this kid being let down by a lack of sex ed at school, but she can’t even turn to her parents (ya know, the folks conservatives say be teaching sex ed) for help. “Force a period” sounds uncomfortably close to coat hanger territory, and no one should ever feel that desperate. Can you get pregnant from being fingers on your period? The most frustrating part is that even when I Googled saline abortions to try to find more info, I was inundated with anti-choice sites giving out false information. She’s mindful about the potential risks of having sex before she’s ready, and eager to learn more about her birth control options. And all of this should have been explained in sex ed, so she would know to head to a doctor when this type of thing happens. Male cousin coming to baby sit and I’m on my period. This “male cousin” obviously makes her feel uncomfortable, and the line about bringing two friends sounds ominous to me. I’m not sure what this questioner thinks will happen if Aunt Flow does decide to visit in transit. This might seem kind of humorous at first, but this child’s lack of knowledge is very real, and that will only become more of a problem as she grows. First of all, I haven’t heard the term “cherry popped” in years and I didn’t know people still used it. It’s not some expectation they have to meet, it’s a basic human activity that should be fun and pleasurable if they chose to do it.These kids (and some adults) shouldn’t have to feel like random Internet strangers are their only recourse for finding this information. I highly doubt this girl is pregnant, but if she is, she’s at risk of getting too far along to terminate because she’s too afraid to ask for help. I don’t know how old this girl is, but judging from the quality of the writing, I would guess old enough that she should have at least a basic understanding of how pregnancy works. A quality sex ed course could cover what to do when an older person makes you feel off, as well as period stuff. If she’s this clueless about her period (though no fault of her own) then how is she going to navigate sex and dating? Whatever is going on, it isn’t normal and I hope she gets it checked out. I would wager to say that many teenage girls feel this way. And they should know that they can choose not to as well.Below are 15, but I could easily have shown you 50. She would know it wasn’t typical if she had access to the right resources. Even good sexual education courses rarely cover things like pleasure or consent.