A lot of folks base some degree of their knowledge and feelings about their sexuality and sex lives on what they're told by friends, family and partners. Plenty of studies have shown that often, those aren't reliable sources of information, even though it seems like they should be.
So, what about you? How honest have you been about sexuality, and how much stock do you put in what you're told about sex lives and sexuality by those in your immediate circles? What might you find out through your own answers about what you're told by others? Take our poll and find out!
Almost everyone has made, or will make, sexual or interpersonal choices they're ashamed of, which just weren't so smart, or which were absolutely destructive or abusive in some respect. Curious about the bad decisions everyone else is making or has made, just for a reality check? Need to tell someone about your own bad decisions? Take the poll and find out (or read the results later in the thread).
For those of you who are sexually experienced, in retrospect, is there anything you would have done differently? Find out what Scarleteen users have to say!