Sexuality

Girl looking at a computer

Series

Kids and Pornography

Porn is alluring. We understand that. But why? Why is it so destructive, especially to teens? As parents, we need to know the answers.

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A young man sitting and smiling in a park.

Article

Guiding Your Son Through Puberty

Bill Maier

Is your son entering puberty? Here’s how to help him understand this mysterious body morph.

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Article

'Where Do Babies Come From?'

Daniel L. Weiss

Start the conversation about human sexuality on a godly note by answering a young child's first questions about human sexuality.

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Article

Your Daughter and Puberty

Rebecca Kittle

Your tween girl needs you as she starts to go through physical and emotional changes associated with puberty.

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Mother talking to daughter

Article

Using the Anatomically Correct Terms

Suzanne Gosselin

A Gallup poll shows that 67 percent of parents use actual names to refer to male and female body parts. What do you use in your family?

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Article

How Babies Are Born

Monica Schleicher

Talking about how a baby is born with your young child can set the stage for future conversations about God's wonderful plans for marriage, sex and family.

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Illustration of a father and son sitting and talking on a park bench

Article

Your Son Will See Porn

Justin Davis

Equip your son to stay pure in a world full of sexual imagery.

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Mom and teen daughter sit at the table and talk together

Series

The Talk

If you don't talk to your kids about sex, someone else will. Is that what you want?

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Why Waiting Until Marriage Matters (Part 2 of 2)

Author Dannah Gresh speaks candidly about God’s design for sexuality and offers a biblical perspective on why physical intimacy is reserved for a committed marriage. She also offers advice for how parents can talk to their kids about sex. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Why Waiting Until Marriage Matters (Part 1 of 2)

Author Dannah Gresh speaks candidly about God’s design for sexuality and offers a biblical perspective on why physical intimacy is reserved for a committed marriage. She also offers advice for how parents can talk to their kids about sex. (Part 1 of 2)

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Mother and Daughter Talking

Series

Purity

Teens may not understand how saving sex for marriage is beneficial to them.

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Teenage girl looking at her cell phone with a shocked expression, sitting on stairway in school corridor

Article

Teens and Sexual Harassment

Jeremy V. Jones

Find out how to help your teens understand where flirting ends and harassment begins.

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mother and son smiling at each other

Article

Healthy Sexuality: Sending the Right Message to Your Kids

Dannah Gresh

Start a healthy and ongoing conversation about your child's sexuality that will continue into the teen years.

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A Mom, infant, toddler and child lounging around together

Article

Teach Appropriate Touch

Daniel L. Weiss

Affirm each child as a gift from God and model appropriate touch, even as you let kids know that the areas of their body covered by a bathing suit should be treated with special care.

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A boy covering his face with his hands

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What to Do When Young Kids Masturbate

Ann Byle

On the scale of “uncomfortable things to talk about with your young kids,” masturbation hovers around the top. But as awkward as it is, ignoring the topic won’t make it go away. 

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A teen boy covering his face with his hand

Article

Talking to Kids About Masturbation

Geremy Keeton

Knowing the larger meaning and purpose of human sexuality helps us direct our children.

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Two young men smiling and looking at a phone

Article

Sexting: Why Parents Should Care and What They Should Do About It

Danny Huerta, MSW, LCSW, LSSW

Recent news stories have talked about teens and sexting. It happens more than parents think.

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Reinforce Your Child's Sexual Identity

Daniel L. Weiss

Help children understand that their sexual identity is an indelible part of who God created them to be.




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Pre-teen boy with a dumbfounded look on face, staring straight ahead, with lips parted

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Guiding Your Son to Respond Well to Sexual Attraction

Danny Huerta, MSW, LCSW, LSSW

Has your son recently discovered that his reaction to girls is changing? Read about three ways to help your son make sense of what is happening and guide him to respond well. 

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Article

Sex Without Regrets

Teen girls will learn about abstinence, the difference between love and infatuation and the effects of sexual intimacy outside of marriage, as well as the perspective of several guys on the issue of chastity.

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Article

The Power of Sexual Thoughts

Teen guys will learn about abstinence, the difference between love and infatuation and the effects of sexual intimacy outside of marriage, as well as the regrets of a guy who got involved in pornography.

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Girl with back against wall in a fetal position as if ashamed

Article

Girls Snared by Porn and Cybersex

Rachel Zoller

If your daughter has been repeatedly looking at porn, this article may help. Girls who struggle with pornography will find hope and healing as they learn how to get out of a porn addiction and discover what healthy sexuality is.

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Series

Prevent the Sexualization of Your Daughter

Parents can play a major role in contributing to the sexualization of their daughters, or they can play a protective and educative role.

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Father and son talking and walking together outdoors

Series

Talking About Sex and Puberty

Biblically-sound insight and information to help parents teach healthy sexuality to their kids.

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