18. oK To SAY No? It’s always OK to say No. You may decide you’re not ready for sex in your relationship. You may have strong beliefs about sex before marriage. You may have agreed to sex with your partner and want to change your mind. You should never feel you have to give consent to anyone. For any reason. It’s always your choice. Sex with consent is sexy. Sex without consent is rape. Respect yourself. Respect your partner.