My Kid Is Having Sex! Now What?

November 2015
Ebony;Nov2015, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p85
The article offers a parent's guide on teaching healthy sexual attitudes by age level without encouraging sex. Topics include teaching abstinence as a great choice for some but not the only tool for proactive parents as well as advice for parents of 13-15 teenagers, such as not to leave minors home alone after school and to talk about body image and self-respect. Also mentioned are suggestions to discuss sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs), to open up about one's choice and to pay attention.


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