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While there is some controversy about exactly when or how sexuality is determined, most experts acknowledge that it is rare for a twelve year old to be absolutely sure about whether they prefer boys and girls. There is often a period of time in a child's life where they experiment with friends of both genders. This exploration is often influenced by such factors as which friends are available and what they are willing to do or try, as well as familial influences which may include religious or societal parameters. What is for certain, is that a twelve year old is just starting out on their journey as sexual beings, and it would be dangerous to classify him or her as Straight, Gay, Lesbian or whatever, based solely upon the limited experiences they may have so early on. It is so easy to be confused by the many changes going on during this time in one's life, sexual identity doesn't need to be made more so by applying labels to something that is not fully formed or matured yet.

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