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On “Friday Night Lights,” the TV Sex Talk Done Right

This week’s Friday Night Lights was the rare prime-time drama to feature an explicit, appropriate sex talk between a parent and child.

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Get Real! She’s Under 18, How Can She Get an Abortion?

If your girlfriend is pregnant, and does decide abortion is her best choice, having someone with her and having it paid for may be less than she needs: those are but the bare basics.

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Get Real! I Don’t Feel Ready for Sex – Should I?

Age-in-years, all by itself, doesn’t tend to be a good marker of when someone is or is not ready for sex.

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The Good Old Days: When Sex Ed Wasn’t Trying to Be Bad

The cobbled-together, patchwork sex ed I got at my West Texas high school in the 1990s was better than the outright lies abstinence-only programs push.

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A Top Ten List for Talking to Teens About…Well, You Know

Stop talking! Start listening! Know yourself first — and seven other suggestions for parents who know they need to talk about sex with their teens.

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VIDEO: Britain’s “Baby” Daddy

Britain’s 13-year-old father is a textbook example of why we need to rethink sexuality education standards.

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Survey Studies Sexual Health of Bogota’s Young People

A survey of youth in Bogota found most are making autonomous, independent decisions about their sexual lives.

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Consider “Abstinence-Plus”

If the political dialogue concerning abortion is going to shift towards reducing the number of abortions, it’s a no-brainer that we change our schools’ backward sex-ed policies.

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Get Real! Why Can’t I Orgasm?

The very best thing I can tell you to do when it comes to becoming orgasmic is to masturbate.

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Get Real! How Do I Learn to Trust Him?

When you are having issues with trust due to sexual abuse or for any other reason, three basic factors to pay attention to are your partner’s competency, consistency over time, and congruency between words and behavior.

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