But, teens don’t want to talk about sex with their family, do they? Don’t let the eye-rolls and yucky faces fool you; research shows they do!
So what are you supposed to do?
You want them to hear what you have to say and they want the information. But the more you talk, the less they listen!
Experts agree the best way to teach kids and teens about sex and sexuality is to have lots of little conversations…before they’re ready to have sex. But it feels awkward!
These kinds of conversations feel different than any other kind of conversation.
You probably grew up with little to no sexuality education. You’re not alone…we live in a sex-negative culture.
But, sexual health is the core of our well-being!
It feels weird, but it’s worth it. Open conversations about sex and sexuality improves relationships, increases safety, and makes the world a better place.
Start off learning some scientific facts about human sexuality…
Continue with the naked truth about history, culture, and strange animal facts…
Go deeper into self-reflection and empathy. If you’re lucky, move on to the next level…
Now is your chance to obnoxiously call out a commonly stigmatized word. It may feel wrong… but it’s sooo right!
With this glorious release of shame, you’re one step closer to being a Barefaced winner!