When should you explain to your kids about sex?

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  1. Zaiden Jace profile image63
    Zaiden Jaceposted 12 years ago

    When should you explain to your kids about sex?

  2. lilibees profile image60
    lilibeesposted 12 years ago

    Well, my daughter is 14 now I started talking to her really around the time the school system did, which was around 13. But, now our conversations have become more frequent, she has been asking a lot of questions.

  3. lala74 profile image61
    lala74posted 12 years ago

    I think parents over explain sex when children start asking. If your child starts asking at a young age such as 6 thru 10 , you might want to keep the answer very simple. Use your child as a guide to see how much they really want to know. Sometimes parents go too far when the child is just looking for a basic answer, one that isnt more than they can comprehend at their age.Chances are by the time they are 13-16 they have a pretty good idea of what "sex" is by hearing things from friends or tv/movies. I think the best time to have the in depth talk is whenever your child hits puberty. If they are uncomfortable talking at any great length with a parent then I would suggest a book or just writing it down for them to read. The last thing you want is for your child to believe silly things that their friends tell them like " you cant get pregnant using condoms,or on your period" or that oral sex is "safe sex".

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    momaimee3posted 12 years ago

    I have 3 kids ages 11, 10 and 8. My oldest daughter (10 yrs old) found out about sex from her 13 yr old cousin last yr so I had to sit her down and explain to her the correct way. She had told me she already knew from school. But I wanted to make sure she knew that she should never let any boy touch her in a sexual way until she gets married and that she shouldnt even think about having children til she was married and out of college. My two younger ones have asked me about sex and I just tell them that its something that married people do. I will explain more to them when I think they are ready to hear it, right now they are just not ready mainly my 10 yr old son. I think it all depends on the child and what they have already learned at school.

  5. nell79 profile image83
    nell79posted 12 years ago

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  6. internett1t3 profile image59
    internett1t3posted 12 years ago

    Well I guess there is nothing wrong about sex if your going to explain it scientifically and no malice. Don't think about the sex that you are doing think about the scientific one. That's how.


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