NR394 Week 5 Discussion: Reflection on Cultural Perspective

Much of our culture comes from what we learn as children. However, culture continues to influence our norms throughout our lives. Reflect on the learning that you had as a child and your lived experience.

  • Think of a change in your cultural perspective that is different now from when you were a child.
  • What influenced you to change your thinking?
  • How can you use this information in clinical practice?


During my childhood, sex education from my parents was an impossible thing to happen. In fact, it was considered as a taboo in my culture for a parent to discuss sexuality with their children. Instead, sexuality was only allowed to be taught in schools. Nonetheless, after I migrated to the US, almost two decades ago, I was shocked by the level of openness parents and their children had with regards to sex education. When I was a teenager, I thought that I will also not discuss about sex matters with my children because my culture considers it as a taboo…Please click the icon to purchase the full answer at only $5