Being a 22-yearold female trapped in the 8-year-old body is not an easy way to discuss your sex life.

Shauna RaeHowever, she wants this to change. “I think that people just need to understand I’m a normal human being,” she said on the Feb. 7 episode of Sarah Fraser ShowThe subject was raised.

Shauna is now TLC’s star in its docuseries I Am Shauna Rae, was diagnosed with brain cancer at 6 months old before receiving a life-saving chemotherapy treatment that rendered her pituitary gland almost dormant. Shauna’s growth stopped and she is only 3 feet 10 inches tall today. That’s the height of an average 8-year-old. 

Thus, the difficulty surrounding her ability to go to a bar, get a tattoo and, as she discussed on the recent podcast episode, talk about sex. Having it, and doing “all those normal things other humans do in those activities” isn’t even a problem, Shauna said. This is a topic that’s “prohibited” in conversation.