05/04/2015 01:47 EDT | Updated 05/04/2015 01:59 EDT

Sex Education: The Craziest Misconceptions Kids Have About Sex


For most teens and tweens, health, sex education, relationship education -- whatever their school calls it -- is an awkward rite of passage. Not all kids have even a basic understanding of their bodies and sex and they can ask some pretty crazy questions.

On Tuesday, Reddit threw out the following question: "Sex-ed teachers of Reddit, what is the craziest misconception you have cleared up?"

Here are the 15 most, um, interesting ones in the comment thread:

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Have you talked to your kids about sex?