Category 'Sex Communication'

When a teen has questions regarding sex, they may be shy to discuss them. However, teens should know that most parents would be very relieved to be asked a question and would welcome the chance to explain anything that a teen would like more knowledge about. A lot of parents are hesitant to approach their teen to talk about sex; as they feel their teen may scoff at the idea. Sex can bring very complicated issues and communication regarding sex is a must. It is very important that a teen does not turn to porn sites or magazines to gain facts; as these facts will be false. This type of sexual media does not show sex in a realistic view. If a teen does not wish to have a conversation, they may simply tell a parent that they wish to know information and ask if the parent could supply something in writing; a letter, or even a book. Responsible adults will know which books will explain things clearly and sensibly. If a teen is already sexually active; it is very important that the teen communicate this to an adult, a parent is best. Teenage pregnancy can happen very easily, more easily than most teens think; and a talk will lead to making sure proper protection is supplied to prevent pregnancies.

Sexuality Defined

Sexuality spans the biological, psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of our lives. Sexuality begins with us and our relationship with ourselves and extends to our relationships with others. Our relationship with ourselves includes how we feel about ourselves as a person, as sexual beings, as men and women, and how we feel about our body and how we feel about sexual activities and behaviors. Continue reading

You want me to do WHAT? Talking about Sex with Your Partner

Communication in general is very important for a healthy relationship, but when it comes to talking about sex, some couples become a bit shy or closed minded. It is healthy to talk to your partner about what you like, what feels good and what you want. It can take your sex life to a whole new level of intimacy and make your relationship even stronger. Sex isn’t an easy topic to discuss for quite a large portion of our population, but with further knowledge and experience we can learn to appreciate this form of intimacy with our partner to a whole new level. Here are some things to remember when you are discussing sex or thinking about talking about sex with your partner. Continue reading

What to Know

You have started a relationship with someone you care deeply for, but how do you approach and open the communication lines regarding sex and both of your views and beliefs on the subject?
You should find a relaxing, quiet retreat, somewhere were you will not be interrupted and have your privacy invaded. This is the right scene in which to open the discussion of sexual and other issues you both are facing in your relationship.
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Sex Discussion. How to Start

As a parent each of us has to face the fact and the tasks of when and how to start the discussion on sex with our preteens and teenagers.
The best way of approaching this subject with your teenager is in a quiet and relaxing location, take them away just the two of you for the weekend to a cabin in the mountains or a beach house where you will have plenty of together time to talk.
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How can I communicate more effectively with my partner?

Communication can be very difficult, even between people who genuinely want to understand each other. But communication is also a skill, and like any skill, it can be improved with practice and knowledge. Continue reading