Funny how one of the most embarrassing moments, walking in on him masturbating, has turned out to be one of the best things for our relationship. After that, it's only up hill! We have great talks about sex, his changing body, what it means to be a "man"/human, and how best to treat people. Love those conversations when it is just in the car on a long ride....some of the best moments about being a parent!View Thread
Wear a jock when doing any heavy yard work, etc...swimmer jock under boardshorts....so he sees me often enough. He isn't too shy but a little...if we work out together he will wear one so I'll see him when changing in locker room. He is maturing quite quickly I must say, turning into a nice young man. I'm very proud.View Thread
Thanks, I too lead by example. Wear jock in gym, and when doing house/yard work, swimming, etc..., that has helped. I also had the covnersation about what could happen if hit in the groin, that seemed to help the most.....less of an issue these days, but still happens once in a while. I think what also helps is that most of his team mates are wearing jocks more frequently....for a while no one wore them, now they seem to be coming back as acceptable....thanks god! Ive had some seriouse issues with groin problems and jocks have helped to protect! He is finally learning.View Thread
Nudity is a given from day one....not that we are "nudists" but walking around in the house from bedroom to bathroom, or in bathroom with door open, a quick dip in the pool, etc....nudity is always acceptable in this house. He just grew up with it and follows suite. There was a brief time of embarrassment around 10/11 when puberty started, but that didn't last long. Started good honost open sexual conversations around 11/12ish. I walked in on him masturbating, which started an honest conversation we are still having to this day and he is 16! Sounds like we have similar fathering styles!View Thread
Very happily married for 18 years. Great sex life when there is time between work, kids, etc...but we always seem to find the time . Have also enjoyed masturbating while married....best stress reliever! Also sometimes I just need enjoy the pleasure that I can only give myself.....as long is it doesn't get in the way of sex, and more importantly the actual relationship....keep on stroking! She knows I do it and is not bothered, she also masturbates which is fine by me......View Thread
Close with dad and brothers....didn't talk about much sexual, but nudity was common in the house with four men/boys. Now as a dad, same way with the nudity - in house, locker room, night time swims in pool. Have had good honest and open sex conversations with son - how to enjoy/make sure it feels good, how to respect your partner, how to enjoy it himself (masturbation), etc....Feel it important to be truthful so he can trust me when he has questions and respect what I am telling. So far so good......View Thread
What conversation did you have with your sons about jocks and sports. I always wear a jock for sports/gym....son is a big athlete but it is a fight to have him wear his jock/cup....want to make sure he is well protected.View Thread
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