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The purpose of this study was to investigate whether or not adolescents find out about sex from their parents or their peers. After reviewing several articles that are from the past as well as articles that are more present I was able to see how views have changed as well as compare the information to my data. My literature review goes over how sex education may have been failing our youths, how sex talks should be done at school rather than at home, how many parents maybe equipped for the tasks but the general guidelines are not there, the fact that it takes a certain personality in order to each this subject, an authors own experience related to sex-segregated school, how girls prefer same sex education classes over boys, and how a lesbian mother approaches the birds and the bees with her children. After reviewing these findings and comparing them to my results I was able to discuss ideas for future studies as well as go into detail of my own.

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