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 […]
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.