Talking to your teenager about sex and relationships

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Talk with your teenager about sex - ReachOut Parents

Caroline Miller. Talking to teenagers about sex has to be the most potentially embarrassing challenge of parenting — for both parents and kids. As a result, there is very little conversation about it in many families, even though teenagers are sexually active at younger and younger ages. In workshops that focus on social-emotional wellness and decision-making, therapists with the Freedom Institute meet with many high school students to discuss issues that include substance use and sexual activity. Girls express the concern that if they decline sexual activity, or say they want to stop before a sexual encounter goes any further, it would be rude. Get our email?

Talk with your teenager about sex

Sex education is offered in many schools, but don't count on classroom instruction alone. Sex education needs to happen at home, too. Here's help talking to your teen about sex. Sex education basics may be covered in health class, but your teen might not hear — or understand — everything he or she needs to know to make tough choices about sex. That's where you come in.
In fact, many young people want more guidance. Instead, the researchers found that teens and young adults are confused and anxious about how to develop healthy romantic relationships. Even worse, they found that sexual harassment and misogyny are pervasive among young people, and sexual assault rates are high. The solution?