Open Relationships With Children Essay

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Parents who communicate with their children tend to have a more open relationship with their child. Many teenagers wish their parents would have talked to them about sex before making the decision to lose virginity. Researchers have found kids who have been educated about sex from their parents have had healthier relationships than kids who were not. Also, researchers have found that kids feel like they are more self-assured. In the article, "Talking to your kids about sex" it stated, "Parents must understand that, in this age of internet, youngsters can get information about sex. So they need to be practical and talk to their children themselves because only then will they know that their (sic) on the right track" (Woman 's Era n.pag). Parents who tend to talk about sex with their kids make the children feel like they have an open relationships with them. A parent should allow the children to feel like they do not have to hide anything from their parents. Having a conversation about sex with children can tend to feel awkward and unpleasant, but if one relies on his intuition, then he would understand the importance of it. “Beginning a conversation about sex early and continuing that conversation as the child grows is the best education strategy” (Kaufman,1). Therefore, talking about sex at an early age …show more content…
A parent 's responsibilty is to be there for child at every stage of their child 's life, no matter how big or small it is. Also, another reference came from a man named Sol Gordon, PhD , an advocate for youth, who wrote an article “Why Sex Education Belongs in the Home”. In the article, he stated that his belief in educating a child about sex may be difficult, but would a parent rather allow the child learn from the kid down the block what intercourse is? Hopefully your response is no. In addition he

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