Teens in Love: Romantic Relationships in the New Normal

Lesson Details

Learning to have romantic relationships and deal with sexually maturing bodies are essential tasks of healthy teen development. As the parents, you may feel as unprepared as your kids feel to navigate this ever-changing stage. While adolescents sometimes act like they know it all, they often feel vulnerable and unprepared for the social and sexual realities of romantic relationships. And the same may be true for you – maybe you are wondering how do I support exploration and independence while keeping my child safe, especially during these challenging times.

Participants in this class will be able to

  • Apply steps to navigate teens’ romantic relationships with trust, compassion, clarity and consistency
  • Identify strategies to balance monitoring with trust
  • Recognize the connections between physical and romantic relationships with parental relationship health

Course Lessons

Learning to have romantic relationships and deal with sexually maturing bodies are essential tasks of healthy teen development. As the parents, you may feel as unprepared as your kids feel to navigate this ever-changing stage. While adolescents sometimes act like they know it all, they often feel vulnerable and unprepared for the social and sexual realities of romantic relationships. And the same may be true for you – maybe you are wondering how do I support exploration and independence while keeping my child safe, especially during these challenging times.

Participants in this class will be able to

  • Apply steps to navigate teens’ romantic relationships with trust, compassion, clarity and consistency
  • Identify strategies to balance monitoring with trust
  • Recognize the connections between physical and romantic relationships with parental relationship health