The saddest part of this article - for me, at least - is that it is absolutely NOT surprising. For years, I have heard these exact same sentiments from teens and tweens. This is an important read. Don't delude yourself that your child is immune.
Peggy Orenstein agrees.
Advice on Boys and Sex, From the Author of ‘Girls and Sex’
“Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape” is a book for both young women and their parents about what’s changed for girls with respect to sex. The author, Peggy Orenstein, looks at every aspect of that evolving world in the hope of helping girls learn to develop satisfying intimate relationships, and helping their families offer guidance. Read More
Thanks for the props Jeff Bogel, mastermind behind the website Out With The Kids. I love reading accounts of The Talk, even though I preach endlessly that this is not just one talk at all but rather the begining of several. Jeff has a way of injecting just the right amount of humor and humanity...