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Dr. Ruth's Guide to Teens and Sex Today

From Social Networking to Friends with Benefits

Ruth Westheimer Pierre Lehu

160 pages
Teachers College Press
While it’s never been easy to deal with teenagers and preteens, today’s parents are faced with a whole range of new fears, such as cyberbullying and predators on social networking websites. In Dr. Ruth’s Guide to Teens and Sex Today, the world-renowned sex therapist and educator offers sage advice on how to help both parents and teens survive adolescence in our digital age. With an emphasis on new technology, Dr. Ruth offers practical advice on key parenting topics, including: How to have frank discussions about sex Counteracting peer pressure Protecting children from predators Teen dating Sexually active teens And much more With this essential new book, parents can take a page out of their own past and let Dr. Ruth, the voice that helped them with their own sexual development, guide them through the challenges they now face raising teens.
Author Bio
Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer, world-renowned sex therapist and educator, lectures at Princeton and Yale Universities. She provides guidance to today’s young people through her website (http://drruth.com) and her show on mtvU. Pierre A. Lehu has worked with Dr. Ruth for decades as a publicist, writer, and friend.