Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Sex, Sexuality, and Romance. What elicits a wet dream can be physical, such as humping a pillow, or mental, such as an erotic fantasy of a classmate. Not all preteen or teenage boys have nocturnal emissions or have them at the same age.
This is the time of the life when teens ponder about their present and future, and these thoughts are convoluted and chaotic. Teenage years are also the time when teens start realizing their sexuality and sexual identity. With the onset of puberty, teens experience several physiological and psychological changes, including hormonal changes, attaining sexual maturity, and development of secondary sexual characteristics. Hormonal changes have different effects on boys and girls. Girls start developing breasts and by the time they are about 15 years, most start menstruating.