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9 Surprising ways you encourage your adolescent’s porn watching

This is easily the most sexualised generation so far. No one can say for sure what causes it. Whether it is the ignorance or just the inability of parents to catch on, it is someone harder for kids nowadays to stay clean.   Research shows that children between the ages of 10 -14 make up 35% of porn consumers under 18. Another study says that 1 in 10 adolescents fears they have developed an addiction and may not be able to stop.   Psychologists tell us that everything we do, from the way we drive to the tone of our voice shape the way our child would act for the rest of their life.   Now, you may not be […]

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Abstinence only vs. A comprehensive sex education, you decide!

The debate about the type of sex education to give is an age long one. When we were young, many of us were taught using the abstinence-only approach. As we can confirm, it wasn’t the most effective approach.   In an online poll, 89% of the population (parents) confirmed that the abstinence-only approach is ineffective.   Okay, let’s analyse both approaches:   Abstinence-Only Approach Abstinence-only sex education is a method of sex ed whose basic idea is ‘not having sex outside of marriage’. It very frequently omits other vital parts of sexual and reproductive health education, such as contraceptives and safe sex.   Research does not support its effectiveness. It has also been discovered to be ineffective in reducing HIV […]

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Comprehensive Sex Education for your teenager

Sex education is a lifelong process. Assuming you have already taught the fundamental aspects of sex education in the earlier years, comprehensive sex education for your teenager should emphasise on the less biological and sexual aspects of it.   Such as contraceptives, sexuality, love and relationships, rape, sexual behaviours (e.g. Sexting), friendships and Family etc. Contraceptives Start by asking them if they have ever heard of a “contraceptive” and if they know what it is. If they do, have them explain it to you and correct any false notions. If they do not, teach them that though they may not be sexually active right now, they will be later in the future.   It is necessary for them to know […]

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9 Surprising ways you encourage your adolescent’s porn watching

This is easily the most sexualised generation so far. No one can say for sure what causes it. Whether it […]

Abstinence only vs. A comprehensive sex education, you decide!

The debate about the type of sex education to give is an age long one. When we were young, many […]

Comprehensive Sex Education for your teenager

Sex education is a lifelong process. Assuming you have already taught the fundamental aspects of sex education in the earlier […]