It Matters Radio
OF COURSE WE CAN TALK ABOUT IT
Let’s face it, most parents have a hard time talking with their teens, especially about sex. Usually there is a strained, embarrassed silence punctuated with bursts of moralistic prohibition and possibly a few biological facts—and sadly those often incorrect. And those teens are, of course, awash in hormones, desires, and curiosity. They want information, they crave input, and they want so badly to figure it out: What is love? When should I have sex? What is my sexual identity? Am I attractive? Does (s)he really care about me?