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Sex Education For Teens

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Parents And Sex Education

Parents of adolescent boys and girls can play an important role in imparting information on sex - related topics especially in the wake of it being sidelined in schools.

Most often parents feel shy or embarrassed to educate their children about sex. Parents will be happy to learn about the concrete evidence provided by research about the benefits of parental involvement in discussing these essential facts of life.

When parents have educated their children about sex in an environment of openness. Studies have shown that it has enhanced children’s understanding on the subject. Further, children are likely to follow their parents’ advice and approach them in times of difficulty.

Here are a few guidelines for parents to follow in order to be more comfortable with their children during sex education-

A good age to start having discussions on the topic is when they are most drawn to sexual behaviors during their adolescence.

It is not only important to teach them the practical aspects of intercourse and pregnancy, but it is important to teach them birth control as well.

Don’t be afraid to talk to your children. Indulging in talks related to sex and drugs help children to judge wisely when they are faced with similar situations.

Incase you feel afraid or embarrassed to talk to your children, take the help of a medical practitioner to explain these things to your children.

Children look up to their parents for the right knowledge. Hence it will help them tremendously if the parents get their facts right before talking to their children.

Always remember, your children’s life decisions could depend on the knowledge you will be sharing with them. Keeping this in mind will help you to overcome any fear or embarrassment you may feel about sex education.

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I would like to add that parents not only Can Be sexuality educators, but they Should Be them. Who knows better your child than you? At least it should be in such a way. You see how you son or daughter is growing and changing and only you can see the moment when it is necessary to start. There are lots of parents who think that it is better to concentrate on other subjects and tests.
TonyFor Thursday, November 27, 2014
My advice is just don`t have sex until your 16
chelsea23456 Wednesday, June 05, 2013
good article.nice
sheerinjahan Sunday, March 17, 2013
If you are laying on top of a girl and you have no clothes on. Can the pre come get a girl pregnant. Even if you have no penatration.
CarriesNewbold Thursday, April 12, 2012
we should teach them what we all do as human.dont shy to say we do sex because human race depends on it
priyankarawat Thursday, January 26, 2012
We ARE teenagers and we have hormones that can't really be controlled, I think that sex is healthy, but we have to be educated at a young age. I'm 19 and I was educated about sex in fifth grade! I was just 10 years old! Nowadays, parents try to avoid that awkward conversation instead of facing it and teaching their children.
Angie_1 Wednesday, November 16, 2011
my wife blood groupA and my blood groupA any problem in furture or an effect come out my child?
Jiarul Friday, October 07, 2011
Whether you leave teens alone, or you are constantly watching them, they will have urges and curiosities about sex. Sex is a very natural thing and it's completely normal for teens to experience urges and feel curious about sex. I support comprehensive sex education in public schools 100%. It's EDUCATION NOT PERMISSION to have sex. Comprehensive sex education allows teens to be educated on the proper forms of contraceptives if they do choose to partake in sexual activities. No one can stop a teen from participating in sex. But we CAN help educate them so if they choose to do so, they can do it in an educated manner, and take all precautions so that they don't become pregnant or contract an STD. If you believe that abstinence is the only way to reach our kids these days, you're highly naive and need to realize that, that form of "education" is completely unrealistic.
readabook_34 Thursday, September 15, 2011
It is better to be educated anyways. Teen are surely not going to try what they have recently discovered in school because then they are well educated about the consequences. They will be avoiding a lot of confusions about their developing sexuality and concentrate on the real part that is their education and career.
DocRD Thursday, June 16, 2011
We should care more about sexual health.CDC reports that 1 in 4 teen girls got stds and members on largest STD support STDdating,com has reached 600,000 . You can try it out if you're living with herpes, HPV, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis. No rejection or discrimination.
caringstd66 Friday, April 22, 2011
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