Erika W. Smith Photographed by Lula Hyers. You might have heard someone say that college is a time when everyone is sexually experimenting. But what does sexual experimentation mean, anyway? Is it about realizing what your sexual orientation is, or is it about having new kinds of sexual experiences for the first time? Experts say it's both.
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Maybe you don't know what you like, what you want, or how to approach trying something you've never tried before. Whatever it is that might cause your nerves to rise or your self-talk to get negative fast, there are ways to experiment with your sexuality , or to at least to approach experimenting, that can help you move through the fear. Nicole Prause, Ph. Prause says that that many people with a low breadth of sexual activities struggle feeling positive about their own sexuality and may have shame around their own curiosity.