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Tip #4


https://loveandnoregretsforteens.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TIP4.mp4Tip #4 Tip #4 for how to start conversations with your teen about sex and sexuality. Always allow your teens, doesn’t matter where you are in the conversation, to get defensive or embarrassed or dismissive, just allow it, don’t get into a fight about it, because this is a topic that is difficult and it probably means that it is…

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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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Tip #3 Find out where they are at…


Tip #3https://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 cyber…

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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…

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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…

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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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