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5 Tips For Teens on How to Talk To Your Parents About Sex.


So…if you have some questions about crushes, romance and/or sex it is often a good idea to talk with your parents, because, truthfully, most teens who talk to their parents have better love and sex lives than kids who don’t.  I think this is because 1) we might get some wisdom and 2) when we talk to our parents about…

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Our Sexual Statements


Create some relationship goals We all want to have great lives…lives full of worth, fun, prosperity, confidence, belonging and celebration.  As we get older our romantic and sex lives have a lot to do with how great our lives will be.  When you write down your goals for anything, you increase your chances of attaining that goal by a lot…so…

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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…

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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…

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13 Reasons Why – A Parents Guide


Before we start this discussion if you’re a parent and already scratching your head as to what 13 Reasons Why is and why we should be chatting about it, here is a link to the IMDb website for the trailer and synopsis.  We can debate and debate whether 13 Reasons Why is acceptable or unacceptable for teens to view, but…

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Let’s Start The Conversation


So Let's Start The Conversation I’m so happy… I’m happy because we are finally talking about it! It…you know…sex. We’ve never talked about it…not really. We’ve just sort of done it…figured it out. And that was okay…until the internet, and, still, no one was really talking about it, we just started having a lot more access to all sorts of…

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Elizabeth Clark – with some points about the book


Elizabeth Clark with some points about Love, Sex and No Regrets Elizabeth encourages parents to read the book. ‘You can use the information to start discussions. You can also give the book to your teen when you feel they are ready.’ She says that they actually want to talk to us but find it hard. The answer, she has found,…

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