I am partially comfortable sharing my sex life with my mom, but I never really went into detail about certain topics that revolves around sex. I thought long and hard before doing this project, because I knew I was setting myself up for embarrassment. If either person does not answer the question or refuse to, they would have to take a shot. After we finished the video, we talked about it and we both agreed that we learned more from each other and it was a great experience.
Final Project: Sex Conversation with my Mom! – Bodylore
Great question! Talking about sex at all—let alone with your parents—can feel embarrassing, awkward, or be difficult for other reasons. The fact that you want to talk to your mom about sex says a lot about your maturity and the strength of your relationship! You know your mom, so trust your instinct on this. That sets the tone by giving a clear indication that you want to talk about something serious. Reassure her that you made this decision, and that no one pressured you into it. If you want to, you can explain why you feel ready for sex.
Despite the fact that most people will eventually do it, sex is still a subject that makes us squirm—at least when we're talking about it with our parents. For teens, this embarrassment is heightened, especially because the act is uncharted territory. My mom never sat me down and talked to me about sex, much less engaged me in a comfortable conversation about the issue—and I never asked. I was too embarrassed to ask questions and even more mortified thinking about her answers.
Sex Talk With My Mom offers sex and relationship advice while exploring the hilarious dynamic between a sexually-liberated, "C. With over 1 million downloads and having been featured on Esquire, Huffington Post, and TODAY, they are the best albeit only mom-son comedy duo talking about sex. On Thursdays they feature guests ranging from comedians and porn stars to their previous sexual partners.