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As a teen, what should I know about my sexual identity?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Your sexual identity means whether you are attracted to guys, girls, both, or neither. Think back to the last time someone got your heart going pitter-patter and literally took your breath away. Was that person a guy? Was it a girl? Could it be either, depending on the person? Many people dabble in different sexual identities before they figure out which gender attracts them.
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