Unformatted text preview: talk, we talked about school and other more important things. I’m really glad that a stranger warned me of the dangers that come along with sex, because I’m not sure I would have been able to take either of my parents seriously, or sit through the awkwardness of that conversation. As Dr. Cohall believes, “It is best if teenagers abstain from sexual activity and talk to their parents about issues of sex, morality and health… his three high school clinics saw around 150 cases of sexually transmitted diseases like condyloma, chlamydia, and the better-known gonorrhea and syphilis” (756). The fact of the matter is parents are neglecting their duties of teaching their children about sex for whatever reason. Therefore it is up to the schools to pick up the slack and inform teenagers about sex so they can hopefully avoid any future STDS....
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- Winter '08
- Human Sexuality, Human sexual behavior, Chlamydia infection, Oral sex