Huffpost Women

16 Lies We Need To Stop Teaching Boys About Sex

Posted: Updated:

Recently, Policy Mic put together a completely dead-on list of myths about sex that we need to stop teaching young impressionable girls. But girls aren't the only ones whose formative sexual education can make or break the way one interacts with their sexuality for the rest of their life. According to a study done by the CDC, only 81 percent of men are taught how to say "no" to sex by the time they graduate high school and a sad 62 percent are taught about different methods of birth control.

Outdated ideas of gender roles impact men just as much as they influence women. Everything from Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" to the Steubenville football players to Old Spice's Man Your Man Could Smell Like shapes the way young men see themselves and the way they're sexualized. Before we can all start having better sex, here are some lies we need to stop feeding boys about how "real men" have sex.

Read the whole story at Nerve