Explains the biology of human sexuality, and discusses puberty, pregnancy, contraception, sexually-transmited diseases, human sexuality, and menopause
Beginning with the question "What is sex?" The Family Guide to Sex and Relationships covers the entire spectrum of human sexuality and relationships between the sexes. Here are clear explanations of every sexual topic, from gender identification to adolescent hormonal changes, from the mechanics of sex to sexual dysfunction and STDs, from menstruation to menopause - female and male.Ideal for parents wanting to talk to their children about sex or for anyone with any sex-related questions, this comprehensive reference takes the reader through the entire life cycle - from birth to old age. Many topics have special resonance for today, including single parenting; divorce; the risks posed by HIV and AIDS; contraception; teenage pregnancy; gay and lesbian parenting; and sexual offenses, such as harassment, rape, and child abuse. More than 300 color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams complement the text throughout.