No matter what you’ve heard, read, or seen, not everyone your age is having sex, including oral sex and intercourse.

In fact, about half of all teens choose to wait until they’re older to have sex. If you feel confused about having sex, even if you’ve had sex before, considering a few of the following things can help you decide whether you are truly ready.

Being physically attracted to another person, as well as trying to figure out how to deal with these feelings, is perfectly normal. Kissing and hugging are often accompanied by intense sexual feelings.

Before things go too far, take a moment and ask yourself…

Remember, you can show how you feel about someone without having sex (by being abstinent) with him or her.

Yes, being in a relationship can mean

Ask yourself…

If you and your partner find it hard to talk about sex, it might...

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