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Reader Stories: Talking to Parents About Sex and How To Get Birth Control

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If you have already talked to your parents about birth control and/or sex, please share how your sex talk went. Sex discussions may be embarrassing for some teens, so by sharing your story, other teens may gain some helpful tips on talking to their own parents about sex and how to get birth control. Did your parents discuss contraceptive options as well as where to get birth control? Did they stress the importance of abstinence? Do tell all!

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Briefly explain how the sex discussion was started (did you bring it up with your parents? If so, how?).
Describe the major ideas that you and your parent(s) discussed. Did you talk about how to get birth control?

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What advice would you tell other teens looking for help with talking to their parents about sex and birth control?

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