Dr. Berman says if you suspect that your children are thinking about having sex, you need to ask them several important questions. The first question Dr. Berman has for Pierce and Courtney is simple—why now?

Get all Dr. Berman's questions for a teen who's thinking about having sex.

"We've been dating for a little while, and we feel like we're ready," Pierce says. "We love each other, and we're not just doing it because we want to do it. ... We want it to be special."

"I think having sex, intercourse, is a really big step in your life. When you do it for the first time, it has to be with someone that you really care about," Courtney says. "I do really care about Pierce, and I think for me to do it with him for the first time would be really special."


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