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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  • 11.

    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
  • 12.

    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
  • 13.

    The Sex Talk: Why Once Isn't Enough

    Despite the fretting that seems to go hand in hand with talking to children about S-E-X, it looks like what may be truly...

  • 14.

    Keeping Prom Night Safe

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

  • 15.

    Gay-Straight Alliances

    What Are Gay-Straight Alliances? Gay-straight alliances (GSAs) are student-led school clubs for lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

    Source: Diversity in Education Special Edition Contributor
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    The Development of Sexual Orientation

    Of course, in addition to the obvious physical changes of puberty, the natural outcomes of this process include...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    Can We Stop the Gay Bullying Epidemic?

    No longer an issue of harmless playground teasing, bullying can mean the difference between life and death--and it has...

  • 18.

    Talking to Your Teen About Dating

    It's bound to happen: your little toddler grows up and the next thing you know she's a teenager. You'll need to have the...

  • 19.

    Helping Children Develop Healthy Sexual Behavior and Attitudes

    Introduction After seeing two teenagers kissing passionately in a park, your five year-old son looks up and asks you,...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center