Monthly Archives : June 2017

Tip #3 Find out where they are at…


Tip #3 https://loveandnoregretsforteens.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TIP3.mp4Tip #3 How to Talk to your Teen about Sex and Sexuality. The best way to start this conversation is not with you telling them what you think they should know. It’s asking them questions. Asking them questions about what’s going on in their friends world, what’s going on in their world, and you have to include the…

Read More »

Tip#2 Go Slow


Tip #2 Go Slowhttps://loveandnoregretsforteens.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TIP2.mp4Tip#2 Transcript Tip #2 about how to start the conversation with you kids about sexuality Always give them a heads up that you are going to have a conversation in the future about romance or love life or the cyber world. What this does is it gives you it gives everyone the space, this moment, this pause…

Read More »

Tip#1 Frame the Question


Tip #1 Frame the Questionhttps://loveandnoregretsforteens.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TIP1.mp4Transcript So Tip #1 is that when you first start having these conversations, You don’t use the word sex. Use words like relationship, love and dating. Because number 1 starting out just talking about sex, it brings up a lot of anxiety, and cause a lot of defense, so if you can say that you are…

Read More »

So why have THE conversation at all?


Elizabeth Clark starts off her series of 5 tips for parents on how to talk with their teenager, by reassuring us all that it is worth and that somewhere in there someone is listening. Her is Elizabeth in her first chat via zoom from her home in Colorado. https://loveandnoregretsforteens.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Lets-Start-the-conversation.mp4Transcript  It’s almost more important now to have this conversation than long…

Read More »

Faking It #1: Izguh


A teen tells me she’s done something sexual recently.  I say, “I don’t want details, but how was that for you?”  (I’m a therapist…I ask those kinds of things.) There used to be all sorts of answers to that question, but now there’s mostly just one. “Izguh.” Izguh is really three words slurred together.  The words are It, was, and…

Read More »

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)