Hey Adults, When I was a teenager I thought I knew everything about everything, as most teens do. I was so confident in my knowledge and flirtation skills that everyone thought I was having sex WAY before I really was. I remember being 16 and saying that I didn’t swallow without having a clue what that meant. I wish I had known more about sex and relationships before I started engaging in either, because I imagine my experiences would be totally different if I had been aware
People tend to ask me how I started, or ‘Why are you doing this? What is a sex educator?’ Well, the light bulb moment for me was at the very beginning of January 2013. I was an adult volunteering at a peace education camp in Ottawa, Canada for teens aged mostly 15-18. I’ve been going to this CISV winter camp since I myself was 15, and I am well aware of the incredible safe space created by the participants to discuss all manner of issues.
I decided that during the camp I wan