Secondary 1 - Emotional and Romantic Life

Secondary I (12-13 years old) 

Become aware of the role of feelings of love and attraction in adolescence

› Similarities and differences between feelings of friendship, love and attraction

› Manifestations of feelings of love and attraction: inside yourself and in your attitudes and behaviours

› Variations as to for whom and when these feelings arise

› Importance of these feelings in your life

Understand how feelings of love and attraction help you to become aware of your sexual orientation

› Sexual orientation: definition and continuum

› Gradual nature of the discovery of your sexual orientation

› Situations that can give rise to questions about your sexual orientation

› Feelings associated with the discovery of your sexual orientation

› Factors that can help and factors that can act as obstacles to accepting your sexual orientation