A longitudinal study of conversations with parents about sex and dating during college.

@article{Morgan2010ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of conversations with parents about sex and dating during college.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Morgan and Avril Thorne and Eileen L. Zurbriggen},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={
          139-50
        }
}
Emerging adulthood is a time of sexual and romantic relationship development as well as change in the parent-child relationship. This study provides a longitudinal analysis of 30 young adults' (17 women, 13 men) sexual experiences, attitudes about sexuality and dating, and reported conversations with parents about sexuality and dating from the 1st and 4th years of college. Self-report questionnaires revealed increases in general closeness with parents, increases in sexual and dating experiences… 

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