So, I was just wondering, do you like me? In the back corner of my classroom is an old shoebox with a hole cut into the top of it. People can react in all kinds of ways when they like you. Later, sit down with your child for a talk. When is someone emotionally and physically ready for sex? In an I message, you describe the situation, say what you feel, and say what you want or need. Questions should be answered as they arise so that kids' natural curiosity is satisfied as they mature. Each family will approach this in their own way, based on their values, comfort level, and style. All of us have many places on our bodies that result in sexual pleasure when stimulated. These words — penis, vagina, etc. And strikingly, evangelical teens aren't less sexually active than their non-evangelical counterparts, they just tend to feel guiltier about it. No condom substitute balloon, plastic baggie, sock—whatever will provide the same level of protection, and some can do more harm than good. Some people get really quiet around you. Religion can and does matter, Regnerus finds, but religious claims are often swamped by other compelling sexual scripts. Tell them that the man's sperm joins the woman's egg and then the baby begins to grow. The introduction of formal sexual education in the classroom varies; many schools start it in the fifth or sixth grade — and some don't offer it at all.