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EP236 - How to Respond When Your Kids Start Masturbating with Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers

Sexology

Release Date: 06/29/2021

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Welcome to episode 236 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers back to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss her new book, Shameless Parenting, look at the issue of sexual shame, and give recommendations on how to talk to your kids about sex.   

 

Dr. Tina is a vibrant thought leader around issues of sexuality, intimacy, and spirituality. Her life’s work is centered around rooting out the causes of sexual shame and providing tools that disarm and demystify all the negative messages that we receive in American culture and so often in religious circles. She regularly speaks at events, conferences, intimacy retreats, churches, and universities around the country. 

  

Dr. Tina is a sex therapist, former professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at Seattle Pacific University, founder of the Northwest Institute on Intimacy, AASECT-certified supervisor, mother, wife, and author. She is currently doing work on her next book, which is intended to help parents raise their children free of sexual shame and appropriately teach them about healthy sexuality over each stage of their development. 

 

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • Why Dr. Tina wrote her new book, Shameless Parenting 
  • Where does our sexual shame come from?  
  • How our sexuality is fluid and changes over time  
  • Learning the best ways to talk to your kids about sex  
  • How if don’t talk to them about sex, they will pick up other values and info about sex from online, social media, etc.  
  • What age is appropriate for kids to start being curious about sex?  
  • The difference between self-soothing and masturbating  
  • Teaching the values of privacy around sex to our kids  
  • Recommendations on how to talk to your kids about sex  
 

 

Find Dr. Tina Online  

 

Talking to Your Child About Sex: A Checklist for Parents 

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio