It Doesn't Have to Be Awkward: Dealing with Relationships, Consent, and Other Hard-To-Talk-About Stuff

It Doesn't Have to Be Awkward: Dealing with Relationships, Consent, and Other Hard-To-Talk-About Stuff

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From celebrity M.D. Dr. Drew Pinsky and his daughter Paulina Pinsky comes an entertaining and comprehensive guide to sex, relationships, and consent in today's #MeToo era. Perfect for teens, parents, and educators to facilitate open and positive conversations around the tricky topic of consent.

When it comes to sex, relationships, and consent, establishing boundaries and figuring out who you are and what you want is never simple--especially as a teenager. What's the line between a friendship and a romantic partner? How can you learn to trust your body's signals? And what if you're not quite sure what your sexuality is?

In this book, renowned celebrity M.D. Dr. Drew and his daughter Paulina Pinsky take on those awkward, incredibly important questions teens today are asking themselves and parents wish they had a better grasp on.

Filled with tangible and accessible resources, and featuring humorous and raw personal anecdotes, this is the perfect guide for teens, parents, and educators to go beyond "the talk" and dive into honest and meaningful conversations about sex, relationships, and consent.



Author: Drew Pinsky, Paulina Pinsky
Publisher: Clarion Books
Published: 09/21/2021
Pages: 384
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.90w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9780358396031
Audience: Young Adult

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 02/15/2021 pg. 50
Kirkus Reviews 02/15/2021
School Library Journal 04/01/2021 pg. 142

About the Author
Dr. Drew Pinsky is the host of a variety of popular podcasts including the Dr. Drew Podcast, Dr. Drew After Dark, and a live streaming show called #AskDrDrew where he answers audience questions in real time. In addition, Dr. Drew hosts the hit MTV reality television series Teen Mom OG and Teen Mom 2 reunion specials. He lives in Pasadena, California.
drdrew.com

Paulina Pinsky teaches comedy writing to high schoolers at Columbia University. But more importantly, she likes to write about female sexuality, feminism, and the discomfort of living. Paulina holds an MFA from Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her tuxedo cat, Jack. You can find her on all social platforms @mizpiggy111 or at paulinapinsky.com.