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Would comprehensive sex education classes in schools create more confident, healthy young adults?

Poll Results: 1,885 votes
Only if the parents are open too
Not sure
No way!

Related: Starting a Sexual Revolution Begins With Education

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Marianne R.
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 1:40 PM


Marianne R.
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 1:40 PM


Helga Ganguly
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 7:16 PM

People are not prepared to be parents. And the last generation-the baby boomers-us-we raised kids who heard that we had Camelot and saw it die when we were kids. So they never got married,they aren't having babies,and they are putting money away. The other ones,the ones that got pregnant in the '60's? Well they're grandparents now.They never got the message. The uneducated passed their message on to their whelp and wondered where they went wrong. The first time we left our son home alone and went off on Spring Break with our 2 daughters because he said he had to study for school, he was put on his word of honor.He was 16. He had permission to spend a year in Germany alone. He held down 3 jobs,a 2nd deg.Blk.Blt.,State Champion multiple times till people let him be smart, paid for his car,and was an A+ student. I pointed to the nightstand,and said ",be good,and if you aren't ,you know where everything is." I was still nursing his sister so when we walked into he's sex-ed class on open-house night,his teacher said," I see one student who gets and A." I was 6 months pregnant.
He's 37.He has a live-in girlfriend of 2 years.He has a company he started 3 years ago. My 32 year old-LIS-living in sin-11yrs,has an MS a good job,a house,3 cats,a fox.No baby. The baby is 22. #1&2 loved their baby sister.Truly loved her.Our family broke when she left.She is their birth control.You love too much,you have the perfect daughter.No warning,one day,she leaves. No baby? No family. Real B. C

Cherry Hayes
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 2:56 PM

Yes, or at least help in that direction. Just not too early as kids are inundated with enough info as it is.

Carol Johnson
Saturday August 16, 2014, 12:54 AM


Stardust Noel
Friday August 15, 2014, 8:10 AM

If the parents are open too

Darren Woolsey
Friday August 15, 2014, 6:36 AM

Yes, but just as one wouldn't start teaching quantum mechanics to a relatively young and immature mind, one shouldn't start teaching sex education to an young and immature mind either. . .

Rhonda B.
Wednesday August 13, 2014, 7:32 AM


Donna T.
Tuesday August 12, 2014, 5:57 PM

wow... I got to vote!

Shana Blowers
Monday August 11, 2014, 4:21 PM

I think it's far more dangerous to omit the facts and think that just because you teach abstinence kids won't become sexually active.

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