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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens by Joani Geltman

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talking to your teen about sex

 

 

Here's the Problem

First, it should come as no surprise that teens like sex. This is nothing new, nothing particular to this generation. When your body talks, you just have to listen! If we're honest with ourselves, we'll remember our own steamed-up windows while parking at our town's “lovers’ lane” or make-out sessions in a friend's basement. But the big difference was that it was private, between couples, and behind closed closet, bathroom, bedroom, or laundry room doors. And rarely did it include oral sex at age 13.

I don't think parents are ever prepared for that moment when they discover their kid's interest ...

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