How To Talk To Your Gay Teen About Sex

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How To Talk To Your Gay Teen About Sex
Time to have the "birds and the birds" talk.

Being an active participant in your child's sexual exploration doesn't change just because they've declared their same-sex orientation. In fact, it probably increases the need for you to become more educated as a parent. Even if you're battling your own individual values regarding your child's "coming out," they're still a living, breathing, maturing young individual who at the core needs, wants and desires a parent's loving guidance (even if they don't say it). No one ever said being a parent was going to be easy, unless all you ever planned on raising were Barbie and Ken dolls!

Rick Clemons, The Coming Out Coach
Certified Professional Coach (CPC), Energy Leader Index, Master Practioner (ELI-MP), Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

Rick Clemons is a Certified Professional Coach who's been featured on The Ricki Lake Show, and is a highly sought after radio show guest, blogger, author and Sex Coach U Faculty Member who lovingly addresses the many facets of coming out for all who are touched by this journey. Rick also hosted his own radio show, The Coming Out Lounge, and has been an expert guest on numerous other radio shows, and in print on national blogs.

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Rick Clemons, The Gay Man's Life Coach & The Coming Out Coach

Rick is a straight-forward, compassionate, insightful, challenging, mentor, guide, and Certified Professional Coach who's been featured on The Ricki Lake Show, and is a highly sought after radio show personality, blogger, author, and faculty member of Sex Coach U. His loving, challenging, gentle, and inspiring approach ignites a fire in clients, helping them get through the darkest moments of life and come out the other side, kicking butt, and being authentically themselves.

Rick thrives, working with individuals, and those in their inner circle, as they embark on the journey out of the closet and beyond. He specializes in helping people build confidence, live their passion while loving their work, and live authentically. Authenticity isn't just a word he throws around lightly. It's the backbone of his practice and the manner in which he personnally strives to live each and every day of his own life.

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Specialties: LGBT Issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Men's Issues, Sexuality
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