The Perks of Sex Education


Sex education refers to knowledge that is imparted to people to teach them about copulation in general and in depth. It teaches those taking the sex education classes how sexual intercourse happens, how to go about it, what are the possible outcomes and safety during intercourse. That is something that ought not to be taken for granted especially because the age of people who are sexually active seems to be going down and today we hear of children as young as eleven being sexually active with or without their parents or guardians’ knowledge. It is not just a children’s affair because there are adults as well, who are green on the issue. It is thus crucial that there be sex education and here some of the benefits of such an education.

First, when people are given sex ed, we lower the risk or sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies. During sexual education, one can learn the best ways of protecting themselves from infection and pregnancies which then lowers those risks. It would be difficult for someone to know there are risks involved and the need for protection if they do not have the education to start with. Demonstrations on how to effectively use contraceptives and protection are demonstrated because there is a high likelihood that they may not know how to go about it.

In sex education at, one is taught how to have sex. This may sound crazy to you, but it is essential because there are those who honestly have no idea how to have sexual intercourse. There are classes that give detailed yet age-appropriate information on the positions involved, what orgasms are and how to understand your body when it comes to sex. Such information is crucial hence should not be taken for granted.

In such classes, especially for the younger ones, they are taught that sex can be abused and when to know that someone is abusing them sexually. Were it not for sex education classes; there are so many children who would go without reporting sexual abuse because they do not know it is wrong. Children are equipped on what to do if at all they are abused which is good.

Sex education helps you know your anatomy especially the reproductive system. This way you will be able to know when there are issues with it and what measures to take if at all you have any issues concerning your sexual health.

These classes help those who take them to view sex positively which has helped many who viewed it as unclean. If you wish to take these classes, there are sex education videos, books and even online classes that you can take advantage of.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s