How was it for you? The quality of young people's sexual relationships
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Few studies have investigated young people’s own evaluations of their heterosexual experiences or relationships, other than by measuring negative sexual encounters. An evaluation of young peoples’ views is important, to provide a more holistic understanding of sexual health and to help target limited resources. This briefing draws on several studies describing young people’s experiences of their heterosexual relationships. It examines whether these are influenced by social background and/or early sexual experiences.