Category - Teen
parents worry about teens having sex since they seem more close than they should be. my teens arent the first ones in their friend group to have sex. They were shocked when their friends began having sex as freshmenat 13 or 14 years oldand ill admit that i was shocked too. The most surprising aspect of their friends newfound sex lives was that it was the kids whose parents were the strictest who had sex the youngest. however, when sex is involved with your older teens, you might want to think twice before picking up the phone. Its a grey area and a very difficult decision for parents to make. Suzanne pearson believes that by making that call behind your childs back, youre crossing a line. elisabeth hasselbeck speaks with parents and teens on both sides of the issue. Heres everything you need to know about first dates, first jobs, mood swings, body image, and so much more. the majority of teens say they have similar values to their parents when it comes to sex, and they would like to be able to speak openly and honestly with them about the topic. and this is part of a trend in recent years, teens are waiting longer and longer to have sex. In 20112013, about 13 of never-married females aged 1519 and 18 of never-married males in that age group had had sex before age 15, compared with 19 and 21, respectively, in 1995.