I just watched an episode of Parenthood in which the teenager revealed to her mother that she was having sex. I would like to think that the reaction of the mother was just a case of poor script writing. But then I had to question whether or not all or even any parents react this way.
And the change from 13 to 14 is huge. Those 12 months of relentless physiological, emotional, intellectual changes: no longer a kid; certainly, no adult. So she interviewed year-olds from across the country and found a generation of bright, capable girls who were also full of anxiety.
When hormones start to bloom, the libido is quick to follow. So what do you do if your teenager wants to have sex at home? Do you let him or her do it under your roof?
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Let's Talk Tween. So, what is the truth about tweens and sex?
Thanks to Hollywood's unrealistic standards, we've all built up this imaginary idea of what sex is supposed to be like. But the truth is, everyone's experience is different. Sometimes it's smooth and romantic, and other times, it's kind of terrible.
And, in a dark car, on the way home from dinner, it happened: My son and I had a whopper of a conversation. The evening started out innocently enough. It was a picture perfect moment: warm sweaters, noisy atmosphere, a family smiling together.
T his summer we found ourselves hosting a teenage party for our year-old son. We had vaguely promised Ben a birthday party at some misty, indeterminate time in the future and for years we had had an endless series of good reasons for postponement: Wait till your GCSEs are over. Wait till the weather is better.
By Joshua Rhett Miller. An Ohio teenager was indicted by a grand jury for secretly filming himself having sex with a year-old girl and then sharing the explicit footage with other students. Jeremiah Horton, 18, faces two counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor after investigators in Hamilton County determined he shared the recording with students at the North College Hill High School and Middle School, officials announced Friday.
I remember very clearly the way I reacted when my friends discussed their teenage children having sex and the fact they planned to allow them to do so in the family home. Sure, my boys were just babies at the time, but even when they were old enough to contemplate such things it would definitely not be happening under my roof. At 13 and 14 years of age, there is much talk of dating, sex and all that goes hand-in-hand with both excuse the expression.