Communication studies’ Coffelt interviewed on Iowa Public Radio about ‘the talk’

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Tina Coffelt, an assistant professor of communication studies in the Department of English at Iowa State, was interviewed Thursday, Sept. 4, on Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa program about family and marital sexual communication including "the talk" with children.

The interview follows up on two recent publications in this area for Coffelt, “No more birds and bees: A process approach to parent-child sexual communication” in the Communication Yearbook and “Sexual disclosures: Connections to relational satisfaction and closeness” in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy.

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