Even if your teenager already knows about sex, you still need to start a dialogue about it. The media portrays sex in skewed and damaging ways, which you need to discuss with your teenage son. First, find out how much your teenage boy knows about sex. For your son to be comfortable talking with you about sex, you need to stay calm and collected. Let him talk first. This will give you a starting point for your part of the conversation.
Don’t talk to your sons about sex—talk about this instead
Don’t talk to your sons about sex—talk about this instead - Motherly
When it comes to talking to boys about sex, dads are often assigned the tricky task. But don't feel like moms can't carry out the conversation: sometimes the best man for the job may be a woman! Regardless of which parent it falls to to explain the ins and outs of relationships and sex, it's an important discussion to have that will benefit your family for years to come. It's never easy, but once you open the doors of communication, you may be surprised at just how much your son is willing to ask and even more importantly, willing to share.
How to talk to your kids about sex: An age-by-age guide
If you're wondering about the right time to talk to your son about sex , then recent research has some recommendations for you: don't. Don't talk to your son about sex. Instead, talk to him about relationships.
Give up on the idea of presenting the subject in one big talk -- you'll overwhelm your child with more bewildering and even distasteful information than she can process at once. Instead, think of it as a gentle conversation that will take place over several months or perhaps even years. Keep your explanations as simple and specific to the discussion as you can. A 6-year-old wondering what "birth control" means is not necessarily asking you to delineate the mechanics of intercourse.