What You Said: The Right Way to Talk To Teens About Sex
“As a parent I have to be realistic about what my teen is facing (peer pressure, media,...
“As a parent I have to be realistic about what my teen is facing (peer pressure, media, music and hormones!). I talk with her about abstaining and that her body is special. However, I want to ensure that she has facts. I have been (age-appropriately) honest with her from a young age. She knows that she can come to me with questions and that we'll dialogue about it. Often, when I learn something I go directly to her, versus waiting for her to start a conversation. I want my teen to make smart, informed decisions regarding her sexuality.” -Aesha