Teens and Sex

by Rita Brhel on March 7, 2011

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You cannot understand sexuality without first understanding the attachment dynamic, psychologist Dr. Gordon Neufeld explains. The pursuit of proximity is one of the primary emotions that drive our behavior. The main way that the immature seek proximity and closeness is through the senses – being physically close: the most primitive way of attaching.

Israeli parenting educator Shoshana Hayman continues on The Attached Family online magazine: Teens and Sex from an Attachment Perspective.

Also, learn why it’s important to help your kids foster friendships with this article from editor Rita Brhel at Why It’s Important to Help Children Make Friends.

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Rita Brhel (138 Posts)

Rita Brhel, CLC, API Leader, is the Publications Coordinator for Attachment Parenting International. She also works as a WIC Breastfeeding Counselor at Hastings, Nebraska, USA, and is a freelance agricultural journalist. She lives with her husband and 3 children on a sustainable family farm. She enjoys crocheting, listening to music, photography, reading biographies, being with nature, volunteering with 4-H, and singing at church.

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