So how can parents discuss dating and sex with their sexually active kids in a healthy way? Melistas offers some advice. She adds that parents should discuss the emotional consequences that come along with being sexually active — as well as pregnancy, the risks of STDs, when and where it is appropriate to have sex and the risks of sexting and social media. But it varies based on the kid. Changes in attitude, devoting all their time or becoming obsessed with one person and giving up previously loved activities are all warning signs, too. Sign in Join. Sign in. Log into your account. Forgot your password? Sign up.
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Before you decide to have sex or if you are already having sex, you need to know how to stay healthy. Even if you think you know everything you need to know about sex, take a few minutes and read on. Your doctor wants to make sure you know the facts. Sex can change your life and relationships.
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I recently discovered that my year-old is having… gulp… sex. Now we have to provide a doctor visit and contraception, with instruction on practicing safe sex condom included. I feel like we are condoning her sexual activity. We want a safe girl, a responsible girl, and a not-pregnant girl. Sometimes I really hate being a grown-up. And that new way of looking at this, my friend, might be harder to wrap your mama brain around than any actual bad news. Maybe she told you , or you had your suspicions and confronted her. And that, my friend, is all up to you.
Surprises are fun unless that surprise is accidentally discovering that your teen is sexually active. She says she needs to use the restroom before she helps unload the groceries. She dashes off, leaving her phone on the counter. As you start putting the produce away, you hear the chime of a text notification. U n Dan did it?