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How Did You First Learn About Sex?

I remember it with such detail. I was 6 years old and in the way back of my Mom's station wagon, (you know those old ones that used to face backwards?). I was playing with my Cabbage Patch Kid and I said out loud, "I want to have a baby named Molly when I grow up." My mom asked casually, "Well, do you know how you have a baby?" I answered assertively, "Yeah, when you want one, they just show up in your belly." Then my mom's tone changed and she said, "Well, not exactly. When a man and a woman love each other..."

I was thoroughly disgusted, and until very recently, I was convinced that my parents only had sex twice - once for me and once for my brother.


6 years old was a pretty average age to have "the talk," although some kids learn much earlier, and some learn much much later. So, I'm curious. How and when did you first learn about sex?

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