Sex and Sensibility: The Thinking Parents Guide to Talking Sense about Sex

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Da Capo Press, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 325 pages
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With a rare directness and clarity about sex and reproduction, sexual values, and cultural influences on sexuality, Deborah Roffman challenges and teaches readers how to develop a blueprint for opening the lines of communication with children of all ages. Sex and Sensibility introduces the five core parenting skills that parents need to confidently interpret and comfortably respond to virtually any question a child might pose or any situation that arises. Powerfully instructive and thought provoking, it should be required reading for parents; it will inspire honest talk about sex and sexuality, helping all of us be better parents for the effort.
  

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User Review  - Jonna - Goodreads

Well, this was fabulous. Thoughtful and helpful and should be required reading for all parents. The author sets a great context in which "sexuality" includes a whole range of human behavior and ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Deborah M. Roffman, M.S., a nationally certified Sexuality and Family Life Educator, is an associate editor of the Journal of Sex Education and Therapy and the author of Sex and Sensibility. She has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time magazine, the Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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