Wonderful for young women then and now...

By OBOS — September 1, 2011

by Diane Kirse

Do you remember when you first read “Our Bodies, Ourselves”? Tell us your story!

I am 56 years old.  When I was growing up my mother, who was a widow, never ever discussed sex or anything related to sex with me. I did get help however from the first edition of  “Our Bodies, Our Selves.”  It was a groundbreaking book for its time and I have tried and tried but cannot find my first copy, which I kept for years.  Just know that your work was wonderful for young women then and now. Keep up the good work.

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