Through nurturing body touch, they learn to value themselves and they learn what it means to be loved. Even though we know teens have a social life that frequently doesn't include adult supervision, the oft-sudden realization that they may be hiding such an important part of their lives can be a startling wake-up call. We have plenty of other articles around a variety of issues and wellness. What's sex really like? Still others talk about values and beliefs without discussing religion or spirituality at all.
A good icebreaker is to ask about her friends:
Teens Tell Truth About Sex
The fact that more teens are choosing virginity is good news in part because the latest research about teen's brains shows that there are developmental reasons to encourage teens to delay sex. And our questions are never answered. If you see schoolwork start to suffer and friendships fall by the wayside, it is reasonable to restrict the number of times Romeo and Juliet can rendezvous during the school week. The right words won't count for much if your body language shows disgust or discomfort. Was this page helpful?