Sex Educator Profiles: Dr. David Hersh

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Interview of Dr. David Hersh by Dr. Charlie Glickman

What led you to become a sex educator?

I got lucky. I got to read Havelock Ellis from my parents’ bookcase at age 10. Though I didn’t understand much of it, I loved the glossary at the back of the book with all those fancy sex words I’d never heard or seen. When I was growing up, I had a mother who honestly answered every question I had about sex. She was so good at it that I never realized how shy she really was about it. The family story is that she held my father off from first intercourse for two months after their marriage. He was a patient man, and he loved her. She was a 31-year-old virgin. They had a wonderful, 39-year marriage until his death.

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