Today, I would like to talk to you about S.E.X…Shhhhhhhh! Whoa, I know, we aren’t supposed to say that word or talk about it, especially to strangers and we most definitely shouldn’t be writing about it in a public forum, right? SEX has always been a term that I wasn’t supposed to use or express or discuss growing up. My parents never had “the talk” with me, I got shunned when I was caught putting my Ken and Barbie in the same bed together as a kid. In junior high everybody was too embarrassed to raise their hand during Sex Ed classes and by high school there were girls getting pregnant and being looked down upon if they were on birth control. Even now, as an Adjunct Professor, I still cannot talk about sex, abortion or birth control in my collegiate Health and Wellness classes. So, today, right here and right now, I’m going to set my voice free, open that big can of worms and talk about sex, intimacy, relations, whatever you would like to call it. Please feel free to insert the word that makes you feel most comfortable but for me and my self-expression, I will be using the term Sex.
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