A whole new and enchanting world opens up to teens as sexuality and romance loom large during the adolescent years.Biological and social drives catapult teens into new sensations and experiences and they can spend a lot of time learning how to deal with the resulting emotions.On the radio, popular songs declare the thrills of casual sex.On the Internet, pop-up windows beckon Web surfers to erotic destinations.
They need real, honest conversations with adults about purity in relationships.
So if you are teaching biblical principles in your home, you are on the right track.
Sometimes, though, it can feel likean overwhelming topic to broach.
If you don’t, your teens may not feel comfortable asking you their questions and you may be putting their health and safety at serious risk and allowing a ‘values void’ to develop.
Awkward or not, these conversations must take place.