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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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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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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#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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13 Reasons Why. Watch it, don’t watch it … but it is out there so maybe we should chat about it?


Teens are watching it. Adults are scared. 13 Reasons Why – Netflix series Teens are watching it.  Adults are scared. This makes 13 Reasons Why important…and it is important because it gives a fairly accurate picture of what is great and horrid about most teens’ lives these days. I know…teens have always had great and horrid lives…they are playing with…

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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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