Recently, a group of young women friends were telling me it's considered "normal" to be doin' the wild thing on the third date. I nearly fell out of my chair. "The third date?!" I cried, suddenly feeling like a seven-year-old exposed to Boy Cooties.
When someone recently told me a local secondary school used a dildo to demonstrate how to put on a condom during their PSHE (personal, social and health education) class, my jaw hit the floor with incredulity.
Sometimes it's only through the study of historical documents that we can truly appreciate how, societally we find ourselves locked into certain modes of behaviour. Recent medical reports have identified a 20 year identifiable rise in sexually transmitted diseases.