Editor's Note: This article features frank discussion of a sensitive theme that may not be appropriate for some younger readers. O n the radio, popular songs declare the thrills of casual sex. On the Internet, pop-up windows beckon Web surfers to erotic destinations. The fashion world touts midriff-baring designs, while prime-time TV rolls out one sexual innuendo after another.
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A Christian Teen’s Guide to Dating and Sex | Teen Life Christian Youth Articles, Daily Devotions
The task of taking your teen from looking for ways to go as far as they can with the person to whom they're attracted, to helping them understand the value of sexual purity, is not for the faint of heart. The struggle is real. Sex pleases God. Slide 1 of 10 Reminding your teen that God created the act of sexual intimacy may seem like common sense. However, they need to realize that God is good and has gifted husband and wife with the most incredibly enjoyable act imaginable——when it is enjoyed within the safety of His perfect plan. Rather, acknowledge how intercourse and all that leads up to the act is extremely enjoyable. Equipping your teen to understand how God made their bodies to enjoy sex within the safety of His plan will keep them from one day being surprised by how much they long for physical intimacy with a person they come to have feelings for.
A Christian Teen’s Guide to Dating and Sex
While the topic of teens and sex may make you squirm, please hang in there for the sake of young person you know and love. For as Jennifer Parker warns, "Peer pressure, physical longings and conflicting signals from secular voices," mixed with fear and curiosity, can make any teen vulnerable to temptation. And as much as we would like to believe that Christian teens are immune to sexual pressure, the evidence suggests that some teens need more support from Christian adults like us. So let's talk about how to prepare them to "Just Say No" when sexual temptation calls. Christian Teens and Sex How we can help our kids deal with the temptations of sex.
Take an in-depth look at how Christian teenagers should approach sex, romance, dating and marriage. Dating and sex are some of the most common issues that Christian teenagers want to discuss with their youth leaders. In Biblical times, both the Old and New Testament, the vast majority of marriages were arranged by the families of the couple.