If you are nervous or anxious about talking to your parents about sex and your sexual health, they are feeling ten times more than you do. They know that as teenagers and young adults, your hormones are in overdrive which can provoke you to experiment sexually unprotected. They worry about unsafe sex, unplanned pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases, and infections. Ease your parents' worries by broaching the topic, for your health and their peace of mind.
What's in it for you?
You may think that talking to your parents about sex at this point may put you in trouble. But contrary to popular belief, you can save yourself from a lot of trouble later on if you put in the effort to start the talk now. Below are some key advantages of talking to your parents about sex and starting birth control:
- You get good advice from people who have ...