June 27, 2020

Dear Daughters, Child abuse is a serious issue, which may impact an individual throughout his or her life. It is never too late to begin coping with abuse experienced in one’s childhood. Learn more about child abuse, ways to recognize the symptoms of abuse, and how adult survivors of child abuse can cope. Types of…

June 20, 2020

Dear Daughters, child sexual abuse has been at the center of unprecedented public attention during the last decade. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have enacted statutes identifying child sexual abuse as criminal behavior. This crime encompasses different types of sexual activity, including voyeurism, sexual dialogue, fondling, touching of the genitals, rape and…

June 13, 2020

Dear Daughters, Child sexual abuse includes a wide range of sexual behaviors that take place between a child and an older person. These behaviors are meant to arouse the older person in a sexual way. In general, no thought is given to what effect the behavior may have on the child. For the most part,…

June 6, 2020

Dear Daughters, As parents we face a difficult task when teaching children to be aware of their surroundings and potentially dangerous situations. Try as you may, as a parent you are not always going to be nearby. The next best thing is to teach your children to be responsible for their own safety. More than…

May 9, 2020

Dear Daughters, Dyspareunia is the medical term for pain experienced during sexual intercourse. For both men and women, pain can occur in the pelvic area during or soon after sexual intercourse. It can happen at any time during sex or after sexual activity. Eventually, ongoing pain may cause a person to lose interest in any…

April 19, 2020

Dear Daughters, During the teenage years, adolescents experience a variety of physical and emotional changes. As they begin to discover their sexual identity, teens face many temptations. It is important for parents to talk to their children about feelings and educate them about sex and related responsibilities. Growing Up Fast Talking to Your Teen Tips…