82457acb1a I sometimes want to ask those of my friends who know their kids are having sex but who dont want it to happen in their house what kind of message they believe theyre sending their teen. If you ring the partners parents youre undermining your relationship with your son or daughter, she says. Nate is seventeen, a senior at a prep school in a neighboring state, about three and a half hours from our home. I think that you can approach your friend and describe the "dry humping" that you witnessed, but I don't think you need to go farther than sharing this information with the other child's parent. If adults let teens have sex in their homes, they are ignoring perhaps the most dangerous aspect of sex: its potential to do emotional damage.
In most states, these sexually-active young people are actually breaking the law and could be convicted as sex-offenders, even if both partners consent. After all, just by asking your permission and involving you in the relationship, your child is showing trust in you. Given the proper amount of oxygen, it can and will consume everything in its path. Its the parents job to stay firmnot rigid, not inflexible, not unwilling to negotiatebut standing strong as, say, an old tree. Hufford Something miraculous happened this morning: my two children played happily long enough for me to read my entire Brain, Child fall Read More J. Meeting someone online means being very lucky or kissing a . Loading. Maybe its because weve made it possible for them to have a time and place for the more intimate parts of their relationship, so they dont have to let it spill over when theyre not alone. Dr Linda Mallory, educational psychologist and author of Parentuality: How to Have an Amazing Relationship with your Child, has a different take. While they've grown and my exp Read More D.