You can think about genes as an instruction code and hormones as chemical messages. In terms of genes, most people have 46 chromosomes. Chromosomes are large groups of genes. Two of the chromosomes, the X and the Y, are called sex chromosomes. Most boys have one X and one Y chromosome. Most girls have two X chromosomes.
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Missing from the discourse is an exploration of the human dimensions of sexual connection and its potential to create meaning, joy, mutual pleasure and unparalleled levels of physical and emotional intimacy. We tell young people what we want them to say no to, but not all the things we want them, eventually, to say yes to. What heartens me is that deep down girls and boys know that they are receiving a partial message at best.
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One-and-one-and-done: data from a large UK birth cohort suggest some parents kept having children until they had at least boy and one girl. Credit: Getty. In the second half of the twentieth century, a growing proportion of parents kept having children until they had at least one boy and one girl, according to an analysis of British birth patterns. Studies have suggested that genetic factors in parents can raise their chances of producing more boys than girls.