Talking to Your Teen About Postponing Sex
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Help your teen understand that everybody isn’t sexually active.

Help teens find peers who are not sexually active. One way is by encouraging teens to have several different groups of friends—in the neighborhood, at church, and in a youth group such as Scouts or a community organization.

Give your teen plenty of responsibility. “Giving teens responsibility will show that you respect them and love them and will support their growth toward independence.”

Help your teen think about ways to show physical affection. It’s natural for teens who are dating to want to find a way to show their feelings physically. (

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