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When teaching your child about sexuality, why not accentuate the advantages of delaying sexual intercourse instead of harping on the potentially adverse consequences? You might begin by acknowledging that physical intimacy between two loving adult partners is beautiful and joyful, while also warning about the perils of experience that comes too early. Why wait? Researchers in New Zealand interviewed nearly one thousand young people, all in their midtwenties, about their first sexual experiences. On average, the men had become sexually active when they were seventeen; the women, at age sixteen. One way of helping them resist these pressures is to anticipate them and discuss them. Describe a scenario such as this one:.
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Adapted from How Rude! Packer, Ph. With summer right around the corner, teens will be spending a lot more time with their friends.