One of the controversial topics to be talked about over here. Taboo, definitely. Can it be pushed under the carpet? No. Can you avoid it today and expect it to have resolved tomorrow? No. If you don't talk about it then would your children know about it? Oh they definitely will, they probably know a hell of a lot of things. Is it your responsibility to let them be aware of it before they learn about it by some experiments? Yes. Why are you afraid to talk about it? You can answer that one for your own self.
I remember how I got to hear about it and the majority gets to hear about it that way, from one of my very good friend. When I got to know about it, I was confused, wait how and when, but why? Then came one of the abundant resource on the internet to teach a lot many like us, and what's that resource. Pornography. and what is pornography, it can be printed,visual or even audio content which is made for the purpose of sexual excitement. Harmless, yeah it seems pretty harmless. What bad can you get from jerking off? As most say you'll be blowing out the frustration, you'll feel better and the list goes on.
The first few times it was just out of this world, fast forward a few years, it became more of a habit, I became contained in a circle, the way everything was portrayed in the xxx films, it all clearly made me think what the actual fuck? Is life just about fucking till you can no more, why did I get hooked to it. Is this what I am gonna do for the rest of my days, to just jerk off, to fantasize about screwing someone just like in that porno?
Things started to take a toll somehow I went on a clean run, and I felt so good, so free and independent. I was free, I was happy and I wasn't watching it. Then the relapse came again and until recently I got the wake up call again, why? There's simply no point in doing it. And I felt like my life was just not mine anymore, I felt dependent and trapped. It was hard to look away, especially since SEX just sells like hot cakes and it's almost everywhere, you can look at movies, TV series, internet, frankly speaking the next person you might meet probably had it a while ago. Why? Because SEX is physiological need of the body.
So what was the whole point in typing this post? A rant? Nah. A rant would be describing all the personal experiences in detail, like how, when and where, and what happened afterwards.
The point was, this topic demands your attention, you need to talk about it. Did I wish I was given some information about this when I was a kid. Yes, it would have helped so much. If you can send your children to school to learn about academics, then you need also to teach them this topic as well, hiding and shying away won't help. Kids are curios, if you can satisfy their curiosity chances are they won't put them in harms way, but if you don't, they will explore on their own and can probably land themselves in trouble. But in this age, Sex education is not merely about what sex is, it is also about teaching why and when. What people can do to take advantage, how to protect yourself, what are safe sexual practices and the most importantly How not to get used, how to protect the self esteem and have self respect.