“This is when daughters need their mothers most,” says Kantor. It’s important for her to know you’re still there for her, no matter what.
You still have a role in protecting your daughter’s physical and emotional health. If not, bring her to a doctor who can talk with her about protecting herself from unwanted pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease. A Lifelong Conversation Even though her mother never had The Talk with her, Kaufman felt it was her obligation to talk with her daughters about sex, dating, and peer pressure.
“An early love relationship can be a laboratory for how to be in a healthy relationship,” says Kantor. With a good dose of mutual respect and communication, they can learn about romance together.
If Your Daughter is Sexually Active, Stay Involved A lot of parents make the mistake of walking away when they realize their daughter is having sex.
What they did tell her, by way of rolling eyes, was that they didn’t want to talk about it. Your daughter already has some ideas about sex, for better or worse.