I could know more about sex

Many of us were raised during a time or within a culture that just didn't talk much about sex. The debates about sex education were as heated then as they are today. Some of our parents expected us to learn what we needed to know in schools, and some schools expected we would learn at home.

In either case, good information was a great deal more scarce. What we learned may have centered on what we needed to know to bear children. Few of us learned all there is to know about enjoying good sexual health or satisfying sexual relationships, especially through menopause.

Almost all women, regardless of their age, have some gaps in their sex knowledge. Luckily, it's never been easier to gain access to good information. We'll do our best to provide what we can here at MiddlesexMD, and we'll point you to other learning resources and providers whenever we can.

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Helpful reminders 

Understand the recipe
Talking about sex
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