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Teenage abstinence... Why? With all the sexual innuendos splattered
and video, it's no wonder that today’s teens think that sex is an
acceptable part of life and something
they need to explore to be in the cool crowd.
Unfortunately most teens
who have sex are not informed about birth control, sexually transmitted
diseases, or how to keep themselves from becoming a statistic.
Many people, not just teenagers, confuse sex with
People in this category need bad relationship rescue
advice right away.
If you are a young person contemplating teenage abstinence consider
birth control can malfunction since no birth control method is 100%
The chances of becoming pregnant, contracting a STD (sexually
transmitted disease), or even earning the title of
"the girl who puts out" increases the younger you are when you have
sex. Your chances of being labeled also increase as your
number of partners increase.
The only real 100% guaranteed method is
What is abstinence exactly?
Abstinence means that you are not participating in any sexual
relations. There are no pregnancy or disease risks
practicing this method.
You do not have to be a virgin in order to
practice teenage abstinence. You can transition to an abstinent
lifestyle at any age whether you are currently in a relationship or
not. If you are seeking relationship rescue for your bad
relationship, you should consider abstaining. This will build
trust in your relationship because you and your partner will be forced
to find other ways of connecting, like talking.
abstinence when the time is right for you
. The advantages
far outweigh the disadvantages.
When you choose to stop having sex you should
not feel guilty or pressured into having teen sex by your friends,
peers or mate. If they are your
choice and support your decision.
Abstaining does not mean that you can’t have relationship trust. It
just means the relationship will not be sexually based. If you have
already had sexual intercourse it may be harder to stop.
Research shows that teens who practice abstinence are happier, get
better grades and are more well rounded overall. People who practice
abstinence are also more likely to connect on a mental level with their
opposite sex peers.
Another great benefit of abstaining is the extra time allow you to not
only develop a deeper connection
with your partner/potential partner but also with yourself
Today’s teens are starting to realize the importance of choosing and
living with abstinence.
Please don't think that you are the only person considering
abstaining. If you are serious about exploring this type of
try one or all of the following options:
Talk to your parents about abstinence and
ask for pointers
to a friend who is also abstaining... (it is not advisable to
talk to a sexually active teen friend)
If you are a member of a religious body check with your religious
organization to see if any classes or workshops are offered to support
4. Talk to a relationship coach or
. An experienced coach can
help you sort through your feelings and give you a strategy for
successfully implementing abstinence into your life.
A Note To
If you don't feel comfortable talking to your kids about teenage
abstinence, a coach can:
- discuss the consequent of being sexually active at a
- role-play with the teen in order to help teach them
how to solve or react when certain situations occur in their real lives
- brainstorm ways to get their friends involved in
their decision to way
- help teens set and achieve goals
- A relationship coach can also teach the importance
before marriage and how this decision can eliminate
the need for bad relationship rescue
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