” Hopefully our teens will tell us when they are considering sexual activity.
We need to be as loving as possible when we learn that our teens are having sex.
They turn on the music and sing, dance, and make a bunch of the healthy-type of food that is so popular today. Interestingly, this young man is aggressive in his desire for me to know him and vice versa.
This isn’t at all the new modern type of teenage dating where they hang out in groups and go through levels of “talking.” What’s taking place is a good old fashioned courting process.
Be very clear about your expectations and values when it comes to dating and sex.
Planned Parenthood created this helpful tool for parents to start having these conversations.
Parents should definitely get to know their son or daughter’s boyfriend/girlfriend, and the boyfriend or girlfriend’s parents too.
When they are dating, it can get distorted in a hurry.
He might be a well-adjusted young man full of the right things, but I was not at his age, and I know all the angles. Control the public displays of affection and in private too.