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How to talk to teenage son about sex

Sexy Photo How to talk to teenage son about sex.

By Lindsay Kneteman Sep 24, She told herself that, when it came to teaching her kids about sex, she would be open and honest.

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Now a mom to a month-old and a two-and-a-half-year-old, King wants to keep that promise. They recommend weaving sex into everyday discussions, layering in more information over time and introducing certain concepts at specific ages.

That means incorporating the proper names for genitals into everyday activities like bath time. For example, drop the idea that all boys have penises and all girls have vaginas. Establishing that kids have a say over their own bodies also helps with keeping them safe.

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While you can skip the explicit details, now is when you should be telling your child that others should never ask to or try to touch their genitals. At this age, your child might begin asking how babies are made.

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