#33. Sex and Readiness

This Conversation Will Help You…


  1. Share their thoughts about what makes someone ready to have sex and to name different things that would influence a person’s decisions about sex
  2. Share how they came to a decision about sex for themselves - what information helped them decide
  3. Understand that everyone decides differently


Think About This First

  •  There are many different reasons why people choose to have sex, and this conversation provides an opportunity to think about what reasons are important to each of us.


Having the Conversation


Start Here:

What do you think makes someone ready for sex?

Do you think there is a certain age or life event that makes someone ready?

What are some things that would influence someone’s decision about whether to have sex or not?

What are some different reasons why a person might decide they are ready to have sex?

What are some reasons why a person might decide they are not ready?

What kinds of things might influence those decisions?



How would a person know that they were ready for sex?

Are there certain things they should think about to make that decision? What about feelings? What about relationships?

What do you think is most important for someone to consider when they are deciding if they are ready for sex?


Keep Talking:

What kinds of things have helped you think about when you would feel ready to have sex?

What have you decided?

What information was really helpful to you?

Have your thoughts about sex changed over time?

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