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Posted on: 12/29/2002
What is sexual responsibility?
I believe that sexual responsibility means that no matter what sexual behavior you choose for yourself, it should always be based on a concern for the well-being of both others and yourself. This is only possible if "all sexual encounters are negotiated with: An honest statement of your feelings An equal recognition of the other person's feelings, and
Taking a responsibility for avoiding unwanted outcomes like pregnancy or disease (meaning you use condoms and a reliable method of birth control)."
Nancy Brown, Ph.D