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Parents influence their kids’ attitudes about sex and relationships more than they realize.
The good news is that these discussions don’t need to be uncomfortable for anyone involved.
Pop culture tends to frame “The Talk” as a one-time event that’s as awkward for parents as it is for kids.
“It is our responsibility to talk about sexuality and sex from birth on,” she explained.
Levkoff, who wasn’t involved in the Harvard research, emphasizes the importance of talking to kids about all the nuanced topics surrounding sex — like gender roles, communication skills, and healthy relationships.