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Unformatted text preview: One thing that stuck out to me in the chapter is the idea that you should be open and talk to your children about sex, and sexual feelings. They talk about how sometimes the first time a child and parents talk about sexual behavior is in a negative waywhen the parent tells their child not to let anybody touch them in certain areas. This makes the children feel like sexual behavior is a bad thing that is not normal, which is not a message that parents should be sending to their kids. I will use the information that I learned from this chapter and incorporate it into my own life. There is great advice in this book about how and when to talk to your children about sex. Although I think it is a uncomfortable area for most parents, I feel that it is important to be open with your child about sexual behavior. This will increase the chances that they will be open with you later in life when they actually begin to have sexual relationships....
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- Spring '08