Is Your Tween Having Sex? Here's How to Have "The Talk"

Did you know kids as young as 12 are already having sex? Use these tips to talk to your kids about sex, love and relationships (13 Photos)

Gina Colonette on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:44PM

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Is Your Tween Having Sex? Here's How to Have "The Talk"

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Find Out What They Already Know

If your tween is learning about sex and sexuality in school, chances are he has some -- but certainly not all -- the knowledge he needs. Be sensitive to where your kid is in the learning process. Seigel suggests starting a conversation with your tween about sex (try to let the topic come up naturally, like during a love scene in a movie), but let him do most of the talking. You may discover he knows more than you thought, and then you’ll know where to fill in the gaps.

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