“I Walked in on Them”: Young Adults’ Childhood Perceptions of Sex and Nudity in Family and Public Contexts

@article{Allen2018IWI,
  title={“I Walked in on Them”: Young Adults’ Childhood Perceptions of Sex and Nudity in Family and Public Contexts},
  author={K. Allen and Emily A. Gary and Erin S Lavender-Stott and C. E. Kaestle},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  year={2018},
  volume={39},
  pages={3804 - 3831}
}
  • K. Allen, Emily A. Gary, +1 author C. E. Kaestle
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Family Issues
  • Children’s observation of sex and nudity among parents, peers, or strangers has received limited scholarly attention, mostly because research on sexuality in childhood is difficult or prohibitive to conduct. To address this topic, we conducted a secondary data analysis of 57 human sexuality students’ narratives regarding the emotional and situational contexts of the first sexual image they recalled. We examined those narratives where participants reported that they saw was a “real person… CONTINUE READING

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