Have you ever wondered why so many teenagers have a baby while they’re still in school? Do you ever see large families and wonder why the parents didn’t finish school and get a job before having kids? Does it look like they’re making their own lives harder, not easier?
From the privacy of lovers between the sheets to stammering parents to your local school board and the halls of Congress, many Americans find themselves tongue-tied when it comes to having serious conversations about sex.
Take a journey with Vivian Peters. As an Outreach Educator for her local Planned Parenthood, she spent fifteen years providing sexual health education – and so much more – to people in rural poverty, where generational teen parenting and large families are the norm.
Oops! is a collection of stories, vignettes, captivating dialogue and insightful commentary, often based on her private conversations with people in their homes. Sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, always compelling and easily accessible, these stories provide a rare, intimate, entertaining and eye-opening ‘behind the scenes’ look into what informs people’s life choices, and a look at how sex and sexual health can be discussed comfortably and effectively.