TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION               

 

PHASE ONE             THE BASICS

Chapter One:              The Biology of Sex

                                         I: Our Changing Bodies

                                         II: Reproductive Sex

Chapter Two:              Most Sex Is Not About Making Babies

                                         I: Why We’re Sexual With Someone Else

                                         II: How It’s Relevant to Us

 

PHASE TWO            GETTING TO KNOW US

Chapter Three:           There’s A Whole Lot Of Not Feeling Good Going On

Chapter Four:             There Are Some Pretty Strong Ideas About Who We Should Be

                                         I: Ideas of Who We Should Be If We’re a Girl

                                         II: Ideas of Who We Should Be If We’re a Boy

Chapter Five:               So What’s the Big Deal?

                                         I: For Girls

                                         II: For Boys

Chapter Six:                 Our Changing Bodies, Sexual Energy & Sex  

                                         I: What’s the Deal With Sex?

                                         II: What’s the Deal With Sexual Energy?

Chapter Seven:            What We Have, What We Wear, What We Look Like, Where We Come From…And What We

                                         Think It All Says About Others & Us

 

PHASE THREE         THE NARRATIVE

Chapter Eight:              Identifying & Unraveling the Stories

Chapter Nine:              The Us Underneath

Chapter Ten:                 What Keeps Us Hooked In

 

PHASE FOUR           WHAT WE CAN DO

Chapter Eleven:          Getting to Know What’s Not Us

                                         I: The Roles We Play

                                         II: Roles & What We Can Do

                                         III: Our Thoughts & Feelings

                                         IV: Thoughts & Feelings & What We Can Do

Chapter Twelve:          Getting to Like Ourselves and Our Bodies

Chapter Thirteen:      What We Should Know About Sexual Energy

 

PHASE FIVE              GETTING TO KNOW SOMEONE ELSE

Chapter Fourteen:      Being In Relationship

Chapter Fifteen:          Being Sexual

Chapter Sixteen:          The Practical Logistics

 

PHASE SIX                  INTO THE NEW

Notes, Glossary, Resources

EXCERPTS FROM ALL MANNER OF THINGS: perspectives for young people on Sex, Self, Relationship, & Life