Sex Education: The Importance Of Sexual Education

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INTRODUCTION Sex varies in different form of expression when we mention sex what comes to our mind could be the sexual organ of an animal differentiating them Male or Female. Sex can also be connoted to mean the inter-relationship of coupling between a male animal and a female animal in order to procreate. Sexual education as I will be highlighting is one subject that is usually not being taught or discussed between parents and teen child because of shyness on the part of parents and most institutions of higher learning usually don’t go indebt on the topic subject. OBJECTIVE What comes to our mind is when adults never take the time to talk with their children about sexual education because their fathers or mothers did not discuss such with them. They begin to wonder how to approach such discussion with the teenagers and having in mind that the teen child might have started practicing sex with friends. An adolescent is usually curious about sex when he/she starts to experience changes in the body If we inculcate sex education to children at an adolescent stage in life it helps to acknowledge the importance of the body and helps them to stay positive about the changes that occur in their bodies. Sexual education helps to bring mutual understanding and communication between parents and child. When an adult enhances the communication gap , the adolescent feels free to talk about his depression, relationships and the abuse of drugs, alcohol and sexual related problems. The best

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