Teens also learn how to be both assertive and compromising, how to be giving to another and how to expect the same in return. Show them how you compromise, stick up for yourself, give and expect respect and argue but love your spouse. Tell girls that they do not need to have sex to keep a guy. Many kids are having these forms of sex because they tell themselves it’s not really sex. Then tell them about contraception and sexually transmitted diseases.
All of this is a sort of practice session in order to find “Mr.” or “Miss Right.” Unfortunately, too often teens start dating with no preparatory talks from their parents and then they can get into trouble. You hope they will wait to have sex, but if they don’t, it’s best that they protect themselves.
According to Planned Parenthood, about 10 percent of teenage girls in the U. Let them talk privately with their doctor so they can get what they need to take care of themselves.Encourage them to come to you with any question or conflict.Try to be open to discussing it, rather than lecturing them.You want them to listen to your opinion, yet at the same time feel they are making up their own mind.
Most parents have some fears of the day their child will start dating.
It is the big sign that they’re growing up and are entering adulthood.