Dan and Jenn explain why teenagers should speak to their parents about sex, even if they think that they already know everything about the subject.
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Ask Dan & Jennifer Sex, Love & Dating Advice And please rate our show Give us 5 stars Dan: Welcome to another Ask Dan and Jennifer 1 minute Q&A, our quickie. Alright this question was from our YouTube channel, it’s from a guy who’s 13 years old and he says, “Hey, I’m 13, I’ve known about sex since I was 10 years old. Should I ask my parents to tell me about sex even though I already know?” In my first time, that’s–absolutely, you definitely should talk to your parents and you don’t want to go tell them, “Hey mom and dad, I know all about sex.” Jennifer: I know everything there is to know. Dan: Yes, but stop right there. You know what, I thought every year, I figured out that there’s more than I need to learn about stuff, okay. So just looking back, that’s kind of been the pattern. The short version is definitely talk to your parents and just ask them, “Hey mom, dad, whatever, tell me about sex. I want to know more about sex.” Let them tell you in their way, because they know a lot of stuff that you don’t know. They’ve been around a few years longer, right. Jennifer: Yeah! And even though it may come uncomfortable since you’d realize that you may already know something they’ll be really, really happy that you came to them. Dan: Plus, I think it’s their job, you know. When you have kids, it’s going to be your job to tell them about sex.