As a parent, you hope that your child feels cared for, listened to, and respected as they navigate their romantic and sexual experiences. It can be very difficult for parents to talk with their teenagers about this new uncharted territory. In an ideal world, the road to sex is paved with lots of information and conversation about its mechanical and emotional aspects. Parents play important roles in many of the conversations. If you are too shy or embarrassed to talk about it yourself, you still need to make sure these conversations are taking place.
With this in mind, here are two podcasts that might help to open up the dialogue and increase your comfort level.
Mindshift: The Puberty Lady
Mindshift: Questions Boys Ask About Puberty
The most important thing is to start having these conversations with your children and to keep the dialogue open.