You may cringe at the thought, but there €™s no denying adolescence is a time of sexual awakening. Young people €™s bodies and, without a doubt, their thoughts and emotions rapidly change. Sexual curiosity is high, particularly for boys. And girls especially those with low self-esteem may fall prey to any sudden increase in male attention. Parents can help teens deal with the rough waters of adolescence by working to raise a child €™s self-esteem early on and talking openly about sexual standards before it becomes an overwhelming temptation.
Is Sex Ever Really "Safe?"
Despite what Planned Parenthood wants you to believe, saying "no" is still the only real protection.
Risk Factors for Premarital Sex
Concerned your teen is having sex? These indicators may help you decide to confront your teen.
Why Teens Have Sex
Oh, sure, it's a possibility, but despite what experts tell us, teen sex is not inevitable.
Let's Talk About Sex
How do you make the right decision about when and with whom you should have sex?
Questions and Answers
If our kids are going to have sex anyway, shouldn't we make sure they are properly protected?
My husband and I have suspected our 16-year-old has been sexually active. She recently confirmed that. Now what?
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