Then again the secret could be the parents not knowing also, Cardisa.
Anyway, words tell so much!! So, for example, the mere fact that she is asking this, means that she is already in a not too healthy place mentally. As for the conscience, that is a different thing. It also talks to us, true. Some do not listen, and others do not allow the antennae to open so they do not hear.
The farmer plants the corn, gives the soil manure, keeps it fertile and gets a bumper crop. The non-farmer neglects the rain, manure, etc, and gets a bad crop.
All actions produces reactions and all causes will produce effects. This is the nature of the universal law. Let us be careful of our thoughts, words and actions. It is almost impossible to escape this natural law, and especially so if our thoughts continue to be deliberately impure.