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Book details
  • Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SubGenre:Sexuality
  • Language:English
  • Pages:262
  • eBook ISBN:9798350906875
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350906868

Spare Me 'The Talk'!

A growing up safe and smart guide for boy-identified people and their parents

by Jo Langford M.A.

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Overview
From puberty to personal safety, from gaming to flirting, from building communication skills to developing unplugging muscles, from safer sex to digital citizenship, from asking someone out to coming out – Spare Me 'The Talk'! is an unflinching, comprehensive guide for guy-identified people (aged 12-22) written by a guy that is factual, informative, and funny. Jo Langford is a dad and a master's-level therapist who has been working with teens and their grown-ups for over two decades. Specializing in that intersection of adolescence, sexuality and technology, Jo offers a powerful supplement to those The Talks - providing answers to questions that every teenager has, but may not want to ask. Parents and other supportive adults who are motivated to educate both themselves and the young people they care about will also benefit from this book. With expanded information, a section devoted specifically to parents and over 50 special notes about hygiene, consent, cyberbullying, condoms, break-ups and dozens of other topics.
Description
From puberty to personal safety, from gaming to flirting, from building communication skills to developing unplugging muscles, from safer sex to digital citizenship, from asking someone out to coming out – Spare Me 'The Talk'! is an unflinching, comprehensive guide for guy-identified people (aged 12-22) written by a guy that is factual, informative, and funny. Jo Langford is a dad and a master's-level therapist who has been working with teens and their grown-ups for over two decades. Specializing in that intersection of adolescence, sexuality and technology, Jo offers a powerful supplement to those The Talks - providing answers to questions that every teenager has, but may not want to ask. Parents and other supportive adults who are motivated to educate both themselves and the young people they care about will also benefit from this book. With expanded information, a section devoted specifically to parents and over 50 special notes about hygiene, consent, cyberbullying, condoms, break-ups and dozens of other topics.
About the author
Jo Langford is a Master's-level therapist, a sex and tech educator and a dad. For over 20 years, he has specialized in that intersection of youth, sexuality, technology and behavior; providing therapy to adolescents around sexuality issues as well as comprehensive sex and tech education for teens, tweens and their families. Jo teaches internationally using information, education and humor to help youth, other parents and professionals increase their knowledge and self-confidence as a proactive defense against the unfortunate consequences that sometimes accompany teen, sexual and online behavior. He can often be found in coffeehouses around Seattle writing (or binge-watching something online). Schedule Jo for your next speaking engagement, and learn more about him and his work to promote healthy, positive and safe sexual and social behavior at his website, Beheroes.net.