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Did your parents ever give you the talk about 'the birds and the bees'?

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    my mum told me everything one night...
    must have sunk in.. i got 100% on a reproduction end of unit test in yr 7 science! lol
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    No. I was a "late bloomer" if you will and fully understood it through porn when I was well into my teenage years.
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    My teacher gave me the Islamic interpretation of it. I knew the basics already though.
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    Like quite a lot of people in here, I was given the book and told I could as questions if I had any (not that I was going to... no chance). I don't think I actually read the book, the playgroud where I learnt most things, then sex ed' came later.

    I really wish I could watch some of those videos now, I bet they're hilarious
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    I found out about periods from a girl in my karate lesson when I was around 7ish. My older friend had to rush to buy tampons because white suits and periods don't go well. She then explained what they were and how to use them and she was awesome about it. I was absolutely terrified because 18 years ago tampons were these horrid huge scary contraptions and I went home crying to my mum that I didn't want to have to use them.

    My mum sat me down a couple of weeks later and she talked me through periods and focussed on safe sex and how it's important to feel safe and loved before sleeping with anyone. She also gave me a book that answered questions so I had something to refer to and said that if there was anything I needed/wanted to know then I just had to ask and she'd find me the answers.

    I had university biology textbook that I read for a bit of light reading (I was a strange child) so that helped too.

    And then I came out as gay when I was 14 and she went and found information we had a quick talk about lesbian sex being a thing. She's always been super awesome. She did once ask if I was gay because I was scared of sex though :rolleyes:
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    My mum gave me the talk about periods first, and then the sex talk a few years later. But by the point I pretty much new enough about what happened to know that I didn't want to know any more about it just yet. I knew most of this from the primary school playground, where an older boy told me what actually happens during sex, and to my innocent mind that sounded like the most disgusting thing ever!

    I think my mum was secretly pleased that I didn't have millions of questions about it, unlike my younger brother who used to ask her things all the time, at inappropriate times. I remember one time being out in town, and at the top of his voice he shouted ''mum, what's a clitoris?'' in the middle of a crowded shop :laugh: He was always asking about lesbians, and how they had sex and things like that.

    In Year 6 at primary school we got spilt into boys and girls, and had ''the talk'' and a short sex ed lesson, where we watch videos about periods and the female body first, and then videos about the male body including a delightful part with a thermal imaging scan of a man's body while he was getting an erection.
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    (Original post by Sakura-Chan)
    My mum gave me the talk about periods first, and then the sex talk a few years later. But by the point I pretty much new enough about what happened to know that I didn't want to know any more about it just yet. I knew most of this from the primary school playground, where an older boy told me what actually happens during sex, and to my innocent mind that sounded like the most disgusting thing ever!

    I think my mum was secretly pleased that I didn't have millions of questions about it, unlike my younger brother who used to ask her things all the time, at inappropriate times. I remember one time being out in town, and at the top of his voice he shouted ''mum, what's a clitoris?'' in the middle of a crowded shop :laugh: He was always asking about lesbians, and how they had sex and things like that.

    In Year 6 at primary school we got spilt into boys and girls, and had ''the talk'' and a short sex ed lesson, where we watch videos about periods and the female body first, and then videos about the male body including a delightful part with a thermal imaging scan of a man's body while he was getting an erection.
    We had these animated characters going at it very enthusiastically with each other :lolwut:
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    Was part of our science curriculum. Our teacher just told us 'you already know all these' and went to the next chapter :confused:, then again she was a conservative muslim.
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    Oh my god, yes and it was so embarrassing. It was sometime in year 6. I outright asked her what sex was and next thing i know i was given a book and she was sitting down explaining the birds and the bees in detail. oh god. even thinking about it i cringe.
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    Lol, my sexual education was so bad I thought that women gave birth out of their anus and that the vagina was where pee came out. I learnt the truth at 11.
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    My dad tried one night many moons ago but I just said "dad, I have the internet"

    "oh, ok then"
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    (Original post by Samrout)
    nope. My first exposure to sex was watching, with the rest of the kids on the street, a boy put his flaccid willy in a girl's fanny, saying "look it goes in!". I was about 5-6 at the time, the hot couple must have been about 4.

    Grim but funny.



    edit: lol at the disbelief. Yeah it happened, I remember it vividly. The boy didn't actually hump her, her just put it in, left it, and took it out a few of times. He looked like he was enjoying himself and the girl didn't know wtf was going on. All the kids who were watching found it interesting and funny. The boy was quite good friends with the girl prior to this encounter and used to play with her dolls etc. I grew up with them on my street, they've turned out fine.. ish.

    If you don't laugh, you'll be crying, apply this to everything, especially this tale of childhood experimentation.
    The words WTF have never meant more to me than they do now.

    I wonder if that girl has some seriously repressed issues going on.
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    Nope. I found out at school.

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