Is it important to talk about sex? Can’t they learn on their own?

Issues about sex and sexuality are very crucial to be talked about with your students depending upon which stage of development they are. This is the age when young people generally trust their peer more than anyone else. Information from peer can be incomplete and also incorrect and hence, could be harmful as well. Studies have shown that young people want to get information about sex and sexuality from the trusted source like their parents and teachers. You can become a trusted source and guide you student for their healthy growth and development. Also, negative consequences like sexual abuse, incest and many other unanticipated consequences due to ignorance can be avoided.

In order to communicate with young people on sex and sexuality the communication tips can be helpful to you. To learn more about messages that need to be given to adolescents click here.

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