Guest Blog: By Gina Lepore, MEd What Is Affirmative Consent? Affirmative consent means that both people in a sexual encounter clearly and freely agree to participate. To agree “clearly and freely,” both people must be awake, aware and able to make decisions. Both need to keep checking in an ongoing way to be sure consent […]
Dating violence can happen regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.
You can teach your teen about what makes a healthy relationship As you may know, half of all marriages end in divorce but you can teach your teen about what makes a healthy relationship. We all already know it’s most important to feel you can be fully yourself with someone. Talk with your teen about […]
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.