You might think teens would say, "No thanks! Condoms, when used correctly, are an essential tool in reducing the risk of pregnancy and STIs. So it doesn't matter if parents value delaying sex until marriage, or until after high school, or until there is a committed and loving relationship in place. Your teen's doctor can help, too. Encourage a sense of pride.
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Teen Sex May Affect Brain Development, Study Suggests
Ask your teen what they want to know about sex. Free Spirit Publishing Inc. Open Up, Listen Up! And our questions are never answered. Still others talk about values and beliefs without discussing religion or spirituality at all. Teens Want to Close the Communication Gap As I was starting research for this book, I sent an e-mail to teens saying, "Listen, I know it can be hard to talk about sex, so if you tell me your secret thoughts, feelings, and actions, I'll share your words in a book, to help adults understand where you're coming from and how best to help you. Thirteen percent of year-olds in the U.