If I had a daughter I would put her on birth control after she has her period for about a year and/or is 14 or 15. Radical? Maybe. I love the idea of establishing use of birth control as a normal and important part of her health care.
Emphasize that it is up to them to stick to their limits and tell them to be aware of how far things are going once their hormones are enjoying a make out session.
Good news! The closer the relationship to your daughter, the more likely she is to wait for sex!
Yes, being serious at this age seems scary and, like, too much. And, yes, most American adults think girlfriend/boyfriend sleepovers are not okay.
Here’s why I’m okay with it:…
Explain that a “deal breaker” is something—a behavior, comment, or value—your teen absolutely cannot tolerate and violates his or her trust in someone.