Age Range: 11 to 16
The Secret Business of Relationships, Love and Sex$19.95, Paperback
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The Secret Business of Relationships, Love and Sex™ is a book for all young people approaching or already in their teens. It is an educational resource that prepares them for the physical, emotional and social aspects of their emerging sexuality.
This book introduces young people to the information they need as they develop during adolescence. It provides information about puberty, conception, pregnancy and birth.
Importantly, the book explores the changing friendships and relationships experienced at this time. Topics include:
- Romantic relationships
- Sexual attraction
- Sexual decision making
- Gender identity and sexual diversity
- Healthy relationships
The book includes information every young person needs to know:
- Emotional and physical safety
- Unplanned pregnancy
- Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
- Legal issues - age of consent, sexting, porn, assault, and rape
Information is presented in a sensitive but open manner and allows young people to think about possible future issues and decision making. It provides an impetus for discussion about sensitive topics in a practical way which avoids embarrassment and allows for thoughtful communication.
This book is an important and valuable puberty and sexuality resource for all young people.
It provides essential knowledge for those who are about to embark on romantic, loving and sexual relationships.
The Secret Business of Relationships, Love and Sex™ is a fantastic resource for girls, boys, families, carers, teachers and community health educators and will assist young people to prepare for this new phase of their lives.