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Delivering the Sex Talk When Your Phobia Is the Sex Talk

Nothing scares me more than the birds and the bees

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For a long time, I’ve dreaded discussing the facts of life with my son. I blame this dread on New England, where I’m from. It is a place alive and shivering with the fear of sex. Who started this fear? The anti-sex wrestling tag team: the pilgrims…