50 Things You Should Try For Hotter Sex
ProConnect

Teens Reveal 5 Reasons They Won't Talk To You About Sex

By

Teens Reveal 5 Reasons They Won't Talk To You About Sex [EXPERT]
Have you had the birds and the bees talk with your teen?
Don't fall victim to to these parenting blunders while talking about sex!

My daughter came home the other day and plonked herself on the settee in a slight huff. "What's up?" I asked.

"Oh, sex education is just so boring; why do they teach it?"

More from YourTango: How to Help Your Teen Survive Her First Heartbreak (EXPERT)

"What do you mean boring?" I enquire a little perplexed.

"Well, it was just a lecture saying that if you have sex you will get chlamydia and die!"

We both laughed, but I guess this is indicative of most of the scare tactics used on young girls in particular, and with recent research showing that teens are more uncomfortable talking about sex with their parents than their parents are, it begs the question why.

So I asked my daughter and here, are her five reasons your teen won't talk to you about sex:

1. You make it out to be such a bad thing. If sex is so bad then why are adults doing it? Even if we haven't done it we know it is not a bad thing, and we certainly know we are not going to die if we have sex. Be honest with us, tell us the full story, not just the scare tactics.

More from YourTango: How To Talk To Your Kids About Your Divorce

2. You make is such a big thing. We have to sit down and have the talk and answer very personal questions that if we asked you, we are sure you wouldn't answer, so why are you making us share? Really, isn't sex a natural thing, something that everyone does? So why the big deal? Please make talking about sex as easy as talking about anything else.

More sex advice from YourTango:

Share this with someone you love (or even like a lot)!

Let's make it
FB official
Recent Expert Posts
Cuffs

Emotional Vampires: Skills for Dealing with the Narcissist

Expert, Margaret Jacobson shares insights gained from Albert Bernstein's, book Emotional Vampires

Smooches

One-liners Guaranteed to Turn Up the Heat

Want some off the hook sex tonight? Use words as foreplay!

Make A Move

Forgiveness : The Most Important "F-Word".

Forgive so that the past no longer holds you back. It is time to move forward.

Ask The Experts

Have a dating or relationship question?
Visit Ask YourTango and let our experts and community answer.

Resources
How to find the right pro for you
10 Reasons Mental Health Pros Should Join YourTango Experts

10 Reasons Mental Health Pros Should Join YourTango Experts

YourTango Experts can help your business go from good to great.

10 Steps To Improve Your Coaching Business

Take your coaching business from mediocre to great in no time…

Frequently Asked Questions About YourTango Experts

Thinking of joining? Here's all the facts you need to know to make the most of your membership.

Getting Your Guy To Join You In A Therapy Or Coaching Session

So how can your get your strong, self-reliant, superman to talk to an Expert with you?

Therapist/Counselors: Who We Are & What We Do

What exactly does a therapist/counselor do and can they really help?

See more resources>
HOT STUFF!
FROM OUR PARTNERS