The natural reaction is overreaction. Some parents plunge into a discourse on the risks of inviting sexual attention, scaring the child. Others try to bury the matter by ordering the child never to talk or act like that again—inadvertently teaching her that any topic involving the word sex is taboo and should never be discussed with parents. There are plenty of sexualized images for children to imitate.
It's not just hormones: What’s really happening in the minds of teenage girls? - The Globe and Mail
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. A teenage girl is a force of nature, with emotions so powerful they shock even her. In this exclusive excerpt, psychotherapist Lisa Damour uses neuroscience to help parents — and anyone perplexed by teenage girls — understand what's really going on in their heads. When I was in my first semester of graduate school, the professor teaching my psychological testing course handed me a stack of Rorschach inkblot tests to score.
How Not to Talk About Sex With Your Teenage Daughter
Puberty is a hard, weird time for teenage girls. But parental fears about the hormonal, emotional and physical changes that will hit their daughter may be slightly overblown. Raising a teen girl is made easier by good communication.
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