AMERICAN AND DUTCH ATTITUDES TOWARDS TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT SEXUALITY. HERE’S A SHOCKER – THE DUTCH WAY? BETTER.

“American parents approach their children’s sexual initiation with fear and loathing; while Dutch parents treat sexuality like any other realm of life that a child must learn to manage.  Accordingly, most American teenagers hide their virginity loss from their parents, furtively popping the cherry in risky situations, often without protection against pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections (STIs).  In contrast, most Dutch teenagers lose their virginity in their own bedrooms with their parents approval… and condoms.”

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