Talk to Me!: Conversations with Teens that Most Parents Would Love to Have

by Anita Conlan

Talk to Me! offers a fly-on-the-wall perspective on the views, opinions, worries and expectations of tweens and teens on subjects such as the pressures that children experience, worries about appearance, sexual activity, friendships, romantic relationships, LGBTQ+ issues, abusive relationships and much more. As well as sharing insights from the author s work with students, the book also provides useful advice for parents on how to deal with tricky questions and open up what they may feel are awkward but necessary conversations. Talk to Me! is written by one of Ireland s foremost Relationship and Sexuality Education facilitators. Inspired to write this book by numerous requests from teachers and parents, she has created a book which is easy to read, balanced, informative and hopefully comforting to parents. Talk to Me! covers topics such as: Consent; LGBTQ+ issues; Abusive/dysfunctional relationships; Sex; Unplanned pregnancy; Contraception; STIs; Intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development; The Talk ; Intimacy and how to address this with teenagers; Effect of drink and drugs on relationships; Teenagers needs in and expectations of relationships; How parents can get back in touch with their inner child; Active listening; Impact of technology; Impact of pornography. Talk to Me! is aimed primarily at parents, but will also be of interest to educators, coaches, RSE facilitators, therapists and anyone who works with children and young adults regularly.

ISBN: 9781786050786

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Date of Publication: 26/08/2019

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