Discuss how pressure should not be part of the equation for your teen or their partner. How does it feel to be pressured into something they don’t want to do? The first time should be a decision based on love and respect for each other. Sex should always be a zero pressure situation.
One of my pals (whom I adore) posted this question: should I let my 15 year old daughter be alone with her boyfriend in her bedroom? And let’s just say people responded. A lot of people. And pretty much all of them said “NOOOOOOOOOOO fucking way!” and “When hell freezes over!” and the like. […]
Teacher Needs Guidance on First Graders Playing Chase and Kissing Games–A Lot! Hi Amy! I teach first grade at a local private school in Seattle. I have been in education almost 20 years, but only in first grade for three. For the first time ever, I have a class that is very interested in the […]
Teenage Son Masturbating Video and She’s Scarred for Life! Hi Amy! What do you do if you find a deleted video of a kid jacking off in the bathroom, by himself, on the toilet. THE WHOLE THING FROM START TO FINISH? And sadly, it’s your own??!? Yup. This just happened. I got him a new phone […]
How do you know if childhood sexual behavior is abusive? Hey Amy! I am a counselor of a 26-year-old man who just disclosed that he and his sister (2 years younger) did sexual “stuff” together from age 6-11. The sister is feeling victimized. I don’t have a lot of details or specifics. Do you know folks who work with adults around this issue? Do you have recommendations about how to move forward with the client? I am feeling lost partly because I don’t have details and because they were both so young and close in age. I would love to hear your perspective. Nancy the Therapist Sexual behavior between kids isn’t automatically sexual abuse! Howdy […]