How Can I Involve My Teenage Boy in Pregnancy Prevention?
- Be age appropriate with what you share because some topics may be too mature for certain male teenagers who may take notes on how to have sex instead of what to do to prevent teenage pregnancy.
- Know where you stand with your own sexual values and standards because teenagers can be rather good at finding loopholes in situations that they do not want to adhere to.
- Explain to your teen the difference between love and sex. Often teenagers act impulsively on their feelings of lust that they misconstrue for love.
- Update yourself with the latest information on practicing safe sex. Talk about contraceptives and how each one of them works to prevent pregnancy.
- Answer their questions because if they do not get feedback from you, they may get a response from a third party who is not in line with your core beliefs. When they quiz you on subjects that you are unable to qualify, tell them you will get back to them because you are unsure of what the right answer is right nowt. This would be the time to reach out to a counselor, a pastor, or someone you trust with to have an answer that will be conducive to your faith.
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