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Susan Borison and Stephanie Silverman, best friends and co-founders of Your Teen Media, are bringing their magazine to life. From interviews with the experts and authors to discussions of trending topics and personal stories, Your Teen with Sue and Steph is an essential guide to raising teens today.

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You Don't Have to Be a Sex Educator

Talking with your teen or tween about sex can, of course, be an uncomfortable topic. But here's the good news: Dr. Megan Maas claims that parents don't have to be sex educators, just sex socializers. What does that mean? Listen to this week's episode to find out!

About Megan Maas:

Megan Maas' award-winning research focuses on adolescent sexual socialization, with an emphasis on the role that social media, sexting, and online pornography play in the development of attitudes and behavior related to sexuality and gender. Dr. Maas has served as a facilitator, workshop leader, and speaker on issues revolving around adolescent sexuality and parent-child communication about sexuality at universities and organizations across the country.

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Porn 101 with Justine Ang Fonte: Is Any Conversation More Awkward?

Your Teen with Sue and Steph
Some parts of being a parent are just so hard... like talking to our kids about porn.
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Teen Dating from “Talking” to “Hooking Up”

Your Teen with Sue and Steph
What do we, the parents, know about teen dating in 2022? If we feel clueless, as many of us do, how can we guide our kids?
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How to Give “The Talk"

Your Teen with Sue and Steph
No one really looks forward to it, but it must happen, and thankfully, we have leaders like Justine Ang Fonté to help us navigate this tricky topic.
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What is "Non-Punitive" Parenting?

Your Teen with Sue and Steph
Dr. Nanika Coor, psychologist and “respectful parenting enthusiast,” joins Sue and Steph to tell us all about it.
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