TITLE

How to Talk about Sex

AUTHOR(S)
Stepp, Laura Sessions
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Independent School;Winter2001, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the need for educators to consider how they can better assist parents in discussing love and sex with their children. Pre-teens and young teenagers' reliance on each other for information about sex; Inadequacy of sex education courses in the United States; Pressures on adolescents to initiate some form of sex.
ACCESSION #
3953283

 

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