Our bodies are complex! The human body is designed to respond to sexual stimulation for two purposes, reproduction and recreation. So, when you are “making out,” physical stimulation, along with hormones in our bodies, may lead to sexual arousal…or, “other things.” It is normal to experience sexual arousal and that is why it is important for both males and females to understand how their bodies work and how to protect themselves from unintended pregnancy or exposure to sexually transmitted infections.
Combined with feelings of romance and love, these emotions are very powerful! It is therefore important to have a clear plan in a relationship with set limits. Remember, a hasty decision, made when sexually aroused, may have lifelong consequences.