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23 Times Parents Taught Their Kids About Sex And Were So Extra

"Let me just say I will NEVER be able to look at two plums placed next to each other the same way again."

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us how the adults in their lives explained the birds and the bees.

Here's what they said:

1. This horse visual that's worth a thousand words:

2. And this talk that uses canine sexuality as a convenient in:

3. This euphemistic dodge:

4. This epic twofer:

5. The ol' captive audience trick:

6. This very artistic anatomy lesson:

7. And this creative use of stick figures:

8. This embarrassing AF group project:

9. This amazing bait and switch:

10. This disappointment that nonetheless resulted in some safer sex ed:

11. This talk that ruined fruit forever:

12. This extremely literal (and not-so-inclusive) analogy:

13. This horrifying introduction to what periods are:

14. This winning combo of parent-provided info and fanfic that gets down to the nitty gritty.

15. This bio 101 class taught by Prof. Mom:

16. This simple explanation that backfired:

17. This too-little-too-late effort:

18. This church curriculum that left some questions unanswered:

19. This minimalist approach:

20. This bluntly honest wedding-day real talk:

21. This classic scare tactic:

22. This attempt to blend the dramatic arts with sex ed:

23. And this PG-13-rated explanation:

Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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