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What could make you more comfortable bringing up sexuality concerns or questions with adults?

If I felt sure they wouldn't be judgemental.
14% (265 votes)
If I knew they'd respect my privacy.
6% (110 votes)
If they seemed more comfortable with/about sexuality themselves.
9% (175 votes)
If they made themselves more available to me.
1% (18 votes)
If they told me I could ask them.
2% (35 votes)
If they reacted better when I ask questions or voice concerns.
7% (132 votes)
If they seemed better educated about sexuality.
2% (40 votes)
If they wouldn't assume I was doing things I was asking about.
7% (138 votes)
If we communicated more often or better about other big things.
2% (39 votes)
ALL of these things.
44% (835 votes)
The adults in my life already do a good job: I'm comfortable going to them.
4% (69 votes)
Something else (tell us in the comments!)
2% (43 votes)
Total votes: 1899


It's not the adults that make

It's not the adults that make me uncomfortable, it's myself. I am not comfortable talking about sex.

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