Talking to your teenager about sex and relationships

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Adolescence can be tough enough to get through without questions of sex, sexuality, and sexual identity. But adolescents are humans, too — no matter how alien they may seem to their parents at times. Sharing factual information with and giving good moral guidance to your teenager is a vitally important part of helping your teen understand herself or himself. It can help your child avoid devastating, and possibly life-threatening, errors in judgment.

Talking about sex and relationships

Talking to Kids about Sex | How to Talk to your Child about Sexuality | Child Mind Institute

Some of the most important and influential discussions we can have with our children involve sex and sexuality. It is important, therefore, to be thoughtful and intentional about our approach. You may be fortunate enough for your tween to come directly to you with questions. It might be when you learn that the topic will be taught in health class, and you want your child to know you always remain a trusted resource as well. Once you get started, each further discussion will feel more comfortable.

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.
How parents can and should help kids avoid doing things they'll regret. Lots of parents dread talking to their kids about sex, and their kids may feel the same. But your kid needs your advice and authority more than they need you to be their best friend.