God and Abstinence

#DadChat talked teens last week. We are going to continue talking teens, BUT talking WITH teens about abstinence with Special Guest co-host Pastor Drew Sams is joining us on Thursday, March 22 at 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., PST. Pastor Drew is bringing several teens from his church to #DadChat. We will be meeting at Calvary Church in Westlake Village, California at 5:30 p.m. and YOU are welcome to join us there or via the usual means of participating in #DadChat.

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Just A Guy Having the Sex Talk (with his kids)

I remember when my dad had the sex talk with me.  It was at a BBQ joint with sawdust on the floor.  He talked mostly in euphemisms and I didn’t really understand much at all.  Not a great beginning as I fumbled along for years to come.

However, I was determined to handle things differently with my boys and, as luck and coincidence had it, I ended up having the sex talk with each boy in the past few months. I sort of had it with my older one before, but he’d gotten a girlfriend and I had to be sure he understood the rules, obligations, and risks. So, we had a second talk, so I could be confident he knew the basics.

With my youngest, it occurred spontaneously the other evening at a crowded Japanese restaurant.  It was amazing how little he understood or knew from school.  For instance, he thought a woman could get pregnant any time of the month. read more