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I don’t ever recall talking to either parent about these subjects, but I did hear “You better not come home knocked up.” So yeah, I knew not to get pregnant, but I didn’t actually know how one “got pregnant,” if that makes any sense. The last boy who attempted to cop a feel in the 8th grade ended up with a black eye.
Instead, I learned everything I knew at the time from Judy Blume, Jackie Collins and Danielle Steele. To say I wasn’t prepared for that question was an understatement.
This is usually what he does when he wants something, so I was preparing myself for either of these questions: I was preparing myself to say no to whatever request he was about to ask. If he felt that there was something more there, then maybe he should simply ask her to the movies and see what she says.
But if she turns him down, I told him not to be disappointed because they could still be friends without the whole dating aspect.
Yeah, not quite the holy grail of learning, but they were all I had. I needed a few minutes to contemplate my answer, but with him, an answer needs to be supplied immediately. I thought about what I wanted to hear when I was his age, then I thought about what I learned and what I’m still learning along the way. He didn’t know whether he should ask her “out” or just remain friends.
Blume taught me about menstruation and innocent crushes. I’m not really sure what he meant by “out,” because there’s not so much a 13-year-old can do besides the movies and the mall, but I didn’t bring up that issue.
Now its about as normal (but way more fun) as Internet banking.
There are literally hundreds of dating sites out there.