Parents, not Peers, Biggest Influence on Kid’s Sexual Decisions


Teens consistently say parents—not peers, not partners, not popular culture
most influence their decisions about relationships and sex.

10 Tips for Parentslets talk

1. Be open
2. Be the expert
3. Be accessible
4. Be trusting
5. Stay calm
6. Ask open-ended questions
7. Listen to your teen
8. Put yourself in their shoes
9. Appeal to common goals
10. Show your interest