• Wed, Mar 28 2012

7 Lies Your Son May Be Told About His Reproductive Health

sex educationGoodness knows that there are many lies floating around regarding your daughter’s sexual health, but your son is definitely not in the clear either. Speculation about that HPV vaccine and neglect for condoms are perpetuated everywhere from the lunch room to sex education classes. Recent reports indicate that teen boys are engaging in more sexually responsible behaviors than in previous years, but myths about who exactly has to engage in safe sex and who doesn’t continue to go unchecked.

So while you’re scrambling to remind your daughter that Gardasil does not give her free license to avoid condoms, remember that your son has the capacity to be misinformed about his own body too.

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