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.

    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
  • 13.

    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...

  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    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...

  • 17.

    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
  • 18.

    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
  • 19.

    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...