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OMG, you did NOT just do that! Well, here's how to deal with it.
You Will Need
- Quick getaway
- Willful ignorance
- Headphones (optional)
Choose flight over fight
Run the other way as fast as you can. Terrifying images -- like seeing your parents having sex -- provoke the fight-or-flight response, and no good will come of you choosing the former.
Get out of the house
Make yourself scarce for the next several hours. Otherwise, you may be forced to endure an excruciating talk about what just happened.
Time your return
Time your return so you won't have to face both parents at once. One blushing, sheepish-looking parent is enough to handle.
Act like nothing happened
Act like nothing happened, and hope to God your parents follow your lead. If they start to say something -- anything --about having sex, put your fingers in your ears and scream "La, la, la, la, la!" until their lips stop moving.
Now grow up a little, and be grateful your parents are still having sex. Not only does it indicate that they still love each other, it bodes well for you having the desire and stamina when you reach their age. And, next time, knock.