In our day, knowing how to talk with your daughter about issues like sexual orientation, gender identity, and same-sex attraction can seem overwhelming. This is the world your daughter lives in, and she needs you to help her process it.
Learning that your teenage daughter is having sex can likely leave you with more questions than answers. Following the initial wave of emotions and panic, you might ask yourself: How did I not know about this? What do I do now?
Darby Strickland, a counselor and teacher at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation, defines sexual abuse in marriage and explains how wives are oppressed in this way.
Sometimes tweens and teens feel pressured into sending sexually explicit texts to their friends. This practice is known as sexting.
“I have a secret, a big one.‚” These words can panic a spouse. What do you do when you hear them? How do you respond? Fear is justified after trust-breaking sexual betrayal, but you can work through it.
Consider these suggestions for ways to enhance your teen’s commitment to purity.
Clearly articulating our expectations regarding abstinence helps teens understand its importance.
In a sex-saturated culture, waiting till marriage seems outdated and prudish.
Shame tempts us to hide from God and others. Learn how to resist Satan’s accusations and allow God to remove your shame.
False intimacy promises an emotional high but leaves us empty. Learn how to identify false intimacy and replace it with biblical intimacy.