My Sexual Education From The Time I Was A Little Girl

1210 WordsDec 15, 20155 Pages
My sexual education from the time I was a little girl asking where babies come from to the time I got married has not exactly been a top notch education. My parents, teachers, pastor, and the doctor never gave me the birds and the bees talk. I also never had a good example of a healthy relationship until I meet my husbands partners. My sex education started with misleading statements from my dad, who was only trying to be funny with a sensitive topic, when I was a little girl. I was five when my mom had my little brother. I asked my dad where babies come from and he told me cabbage patches, I believed him because when I was born, I was less than 4 pounds and so little that preemie baby clothes and diapers did not fit me. So my parents put cabbage patch doll clothes and cloth diapers on me. Even to this day as a 25 year old married woman I jokingly asked my dad where babies come from and he still says cabbage patches. My mom would answer any question I had about sexual education, but as a teen I was not interested in talking with my mom about sex because I felt like I would be in trouble for asking. In school, we had sexual education starting in fourth grade boys and girls were separated. We watched a video then talked about how girls menstruate, why and what to do. I don 't recall all the details, but do remember that my teacher went through a lot of ways to be discreet about the situation we would have to deal with as young women. She showed us how to hid

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