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Don't Buy the Idea That Teens Are Having Less Sex Until You Take a Closer Look At the Data

This article makes the very important point that we as parents, health professionals, educators, and researchers need to do a better job of asking teens the right questions, so that we can more effectively counsel them regarding sexual health: "sexuality doesn’t develop in a vacuum, and young people learn very early “what is ok to talk about and what is not, often based on things that we are silent about.” When they can’t get a normalizing conversation, all they are left with are the images."

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