School dating advice
This survey also found that sex is considered a large part of dating by teens.
Perhaps even more alarmingly, it also found significant levels of abuse in these relationships.
Connolly points to the reality that few kids actually rush onto the dating scene.
Instead, they spend time in casual group contexts where boys and girls are together.
If your child is having sex in her early teens, Connolly suggests that parents speak with a family counsellor or a social worker.Putting limits on what kids can do gives them time to understand in a more relaxed and informal setting, while giving them the confidence and skills they will need to move away from group settings.Like adults, most kids think their peers are having more sex than they actually are.It also seems that peers play a role in holding adolescents back from going further.