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  • Sexuality is about our sexual feelings and thoughts, who we are attracted to, and our sexual behaviours.
  • Sexual feelings may develop during puberty or adolescence. It’s normal to take time to experiment and find out what you enjoy.
  • Sexuality and sex should feel good. No one has the right to make you feel disrespected, scared or uncomfortable during sex.
  • If you are having sex or doing sexual things with another person, they must have your consent, and you must have theirs.
  • You can withdraw consent at any point if you feel uncomfortable.
  • For information about contraceptive options for you and your partner, visit 1800 My Options.

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Reviewed on: 20-04-2021