Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between
The New and Necessary Conversations Today's Teenagers Need to Have about Consent, Sexual Harassment, Healthy Re
The only sex education book you need to start a conversation with your kids about sexual harassment, consent, #metoo, and more
Being a teen in today's world can be hard. Raising a healthy, aware, and sex-positive teen can be even more of a challenge. When it comes to sexuality in adolescence, harassment, autonomy, advice, and consent, it's crucial that teens be able to ask hard questions about how to take care of themselves, make decisions that reflect their values, and stay safe. Enter: Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between, by veteran teen sex educator and mother of three Shafia Zaloom, which acts as a conversation starter to discuss a wide variety of sex-related topics with your teens, including:
- How to get and give consent
- What it means to have "good" sex
- How to help prevent sexual harassment and assault
- How to stay safe in difficult situations
- The legal consequences of sexual harassment and assault, and what to do if a teen experiences assault or is accused of it
- Stories from survivors of sexual assault
Talking to your child about sex and realizing it's perfectly normal is step one. Having proactive and engaged discussions about all that comes along with teen sex is step two, and that's where this book is here to help. Approachable, engaging, and with real-life scenarios and discussion questions in every chapter, Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between is a must-have resource that gives parents and educators the tools they need to have meaningful conversations with teens about what sex can and should be.
Sourcebooks, 9781492680086, 352pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2019