Conversations about “the birds and a bees” are ungainly nightmares many relatives don’t wish to have with their kids, though would we be some-more peaceful if we knew it’d assistance them make improved and safer decisions about sex?
According to a consult conducted by a National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy in October, relatives indeed do have approach some-more change on their childrens’ sex decisions than they think, and teenagers indeed wish to speak to their relatives about it.
“It’s a healthy sermon of thoroughfare for teenagers to act like adults don’t matter. It’s only partial of a developmental routine in many, many cases, so we consider it’s satisfactory for adults to trust what their teenagers are revelation them, and a existence is that teenagers are clearly saying, generally younger teenagers and even 16- to 19-year-olds, their relatives positively matter,” pronounced Ginny Ehrlich, arch executive officer of a National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
More than 2,000 adults opposite a U.S. were asked who they consider many influences their teens’ decisions about sex, and around 60 percent answered that friends are a many influential. However, 52 percent of children ages 12 to 15 pronounced their relatives indeed have a many influence, with 17 percent responding that their friends do.
About 32 percent of teenagers ages 16 to 19 also answered that their relatives have a many power, and 28 percent pronounced their friends do.