When do parents forbid an activity they should approve of, or ignore a behavior that should alarm them?

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When do parents forbid an activity they should approve of, or ignore a behavior that should alarm them?

1. Why is peer pressure thought to be much more sinister than it actually is?

2. Why has sex education become a political issue?

3. If parents and society became more appreciative of this stage of life rather than fearful of it, might that lead to healthier and more peaceful teenagers?