Sexuality - Research Article from UXL Complete Health Resource

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Talking About Sex: Is It Taboo?

What is the difference between sex and sexuality? The word sex can refer to gender, meaning whether an individual is male or female. It can also refer to the physical act of having sexual intercourse with another person. But sexuality encompasses much more. Sexuality includes how people learn to define themselves as sexual beings in the world. It includes desires, wishes, and dreams as well as relationships with others. It is a lot more than the physical act of sex.

Sexuality is often a difficult topic for many people to discuss, and talking openly about sexual feelings or the changes one's body is going through can make some individuals uncomfortable. Sometimes, due to a lack of open communication, young adults may receive negative or confusing messages concerning sexuality. It is important to remember that sexuality, and all of the thoughts and changes that...

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