Up to Date
Tue October 16, 2012
Teenage Sexuality: Casual Or Committed?
Radical monogamy or casual hookup— what do teenagers choose when they start dating?
Psychologist Wes Crenshaw returns on Wednesday’s Up to Date to discuss what’s healthy in teenage dating and how parents should broach the subject with their kids.
Three teenage (and former teenage) women join us for the younger perspective on sexuality, the social scene and what works for them.
Dr. Wes Crenshaw is a Kansas Licensed Psychologist and Board Certified in Couples and Family Psychology (ABPP). He has served families in Lawrence and surrounding area since 1999 and owns Family Psychological Services in Lawrence. He is co-author of the Double Take column published weekly since 2004 and currently in Monday's GO! section of the Lawrence Journal World, and Dear Dr. Wes: Real Life Advice for Teens; and Real Life Advice for Parents of Teens based on eight years of columns. He received his PhD from the University of Kansas in 1994, was licensed in 1995 and founded an internship for doctoral students in Topeka in 1996. He co-founded the Family Therapy Institute Midwest in 1999 and served as its director until December 2010. Learn more at www.dr-wes.com.