Talk to Your Kids about the Hard Things

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CDC has surveyed the sexual health of young people--and the report is disturbing. Among the findings:

 

  • Approximately 14% reported having had sexual intercourse before age 15.
  • Twenty-five percent of females between 15 and 19, and nearly half of those between 20 and 24, had evidence of HPV infection.
  • Only two thirds reported using condoms during their first intercourse.
PositiveTip: If you have children, talk to them early, clearly and factually about sexuality and your values. Here is some practical advice for those talks