Teen Sexuality and Dating

Your little boy or girl is growing up before your very eyes, and before you know it is talking about crushes, dating, and (gasp!) sex. What is a parent to do? When do you talk with your child about the developing body and sexuality? We have collected expert articles to help you deal with the daunting task of talking about sex.

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    Making Schools Safe for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students

    School safety is a problem for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students – or for youth who don’t...

    Source: Diversity in Education Special Edition Contributor
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    Dating Violence Common Among Teens

    Teen life, with its fads, crushes, clashes, and breakups, seems to be a world away from abusive relationships. Yet,...

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Adolescence: The Four Questions

    Adolescence is filled with intellectual and emotional changes in addition to the major biological and physical changes...

    Source: University of Florida IFAS Extension
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    Helping Your Wallflower Blossom

    The only thing more painful than not getting asked to prom? Watching your daughter sit home dateless when she'd rather...

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    Teens and Dating

    Romantic Feelings of Teens: A Natural Process Teens face strong pressures to date, as well as get involved in a...

    Source: University of Florida IFAS Extension
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    Adolescent Sexual Activity

    The majority of adolescents in the United States have had sexual intercourse by the time they finish high school. Data...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Sex Ed 101: How Much is Too Much?

    HB363, the piece of legislation recently vetoed in Utah, attempted to outlaw teaching anything but abstinence-only sex...

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    Ten Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Avoid Teen Pregnancy

    The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy has reviewed recent research about parental influences on children's...

    Source: National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
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    Adolescent Sexuality

    Aspects of children’s sexuality may develop during early and middle childhood, but during adolescence their sexuality...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Keeping Prom Night Safe

    In the glow of graduation, college acceptance, and teen romance, even the most sensible kids take risks they shouldn't...