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ask: why am i horny all the time im only a 16 yr old girl

By 16iwanttobeprego
 
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Rosa Cabrera RN

I absolutely agree with Alison, you are a very normal 16 year old. Being horny does not make you a bad person, or not "normal". As a matter of fact, I'd be more concerned if you didn't have any of these feelings. There is a surge of hormones that are going on in your body right now that make you feel these intense feelings of being sexually aroused. It's all part of growing up-- we've all been there with you even if it's an unspoken topic.

The problem that arises at this age is not that you're horny, but how you deal with it. Many times teens are aware of the consequences of sex at this age (pregnancy, STD's, loss of family values, emotional consequences) but they have the "it won't happen to me" mentality. It's important to realize that sex comes with responsibility, it's not just the act of sex and that although babies are cute-- the grass isn't always greener on the other side.

December 25, 2010 - 4:27pm
Alison Beaver

Because you are NORMAL!

I have read your other questions, and I am wondering if you are confusing your body's natural surge in hormones as a teenager as indicating that you should be trying to conceive?

Young women and young men in their teen years have, what seems like, uncontrollable hormones that lead to all kinds of intense feelings about sex, love, friendships, drugs, school, parents/caregivers... you name it.

What you choose to do about these physical and emotional feelings is what is most important. There are healthy ways to channel these intense sexual urges that you, and many of your peers, are having.

Are you interested in learning more, or did you just want to make sure you are normal and healthy?

December 23, 2010 - 12:31pm
16iwanttobeprego (reply to Alison Beaver)

i wish to now more about this subject plz i need all the help i can get without asking my parents.

December 25, 2010 - 4:17pm
Alison Beaver (reply to 16iwanttobeprego)

Here is all the information you need, in these very educational and credible websites:

- Scarlateen: I'm 14. Is it normal to want sex?

- Go Ask Alice: Sexuality (health education website from Columbia University)

- The 10 Best Things You Can Do For Your Sexual Self At Any Age (Scarlateen)

Happy Reading! It is a lot of information, and good sites to check back to when you have other questions...it is all there about desire, your body, puberty, hormones, sex, etc.

December 26, 2010 - 10:16pm
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