1 interviewed my mother
In my family we do not often talk about the so odd topic, “sex”. We are an open family but talking about, “sex” is such a weird topic to each other; we all know we have all experienced it but have never discussed it with one or another. I was a little unease to talk about my mother about this huge topic and surprised her a bit when I did. My mom is currently 42 years old and was a teen mother, at the age of 17, same age as I am now. I have heard stories about her struggle growing up and what she has gone through but I never exactly asked how and why did she decide to have my eldest sister at the age of 17 because of the whole “sex” topic. Honestly, my parents have never ever had the “sex” talk with me before so this is one of the firsts. As I slowly walk up to my mother in our kitchen, all I can hear is my heart beat racing faster and faster, me looking nervous. My mother asks, “What’s wrong?” I reply and say, “I have a huge topic to ask you and it might be a little awkward.” She pauses for a second and looks very confused because of the anticipation of me asking, “What do you truly think about sex?” My mom looks a bit skeptical telling me but in all honestly it wasn’t that hard to ask her in the end. My mom of course sits down with me and tells me, she’s OK about sex, it’s a normal healthy thing that two people who love and/or care for each other do. She believes you should only have sex with someone who also feels the same for you. I’m thinking, whoa, I did not expect her to say that at all… I thought she would avoid me and say, “NEVER HAVE SEX OR TALK ABOUT IT!” My mom has always taught me to be smart and never make the same mistakes that she has done because of course your parents want the best for their children. She made the mistake for herself when she had sex for the very first time, that’s why she was a teen mother at the age of 17; she got pregnant the first time she had sex because she had no protection. She says she is...
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