More than one half of the participants spoke a great deal about feeling obligated to have sex
, in previous relationships with men and in current relationships with women.
Julie, a parent of two boys in Chicago, tried to teach her sons to wait until marriage to have sex
No doubt waiting until you are married to have sex
is a great idea.
Twenty years after researchers announced they had isolated file retrovirus that was eventually named HIV, a percentage of gay men and lesbians are still so scared of AIDS and STDs that they're hesitant to have sex
, even with protection.
Derek Morris, a 17-year-old from Panorama City who lost his virginity at age 11, said he continues to have sex
, but always takes precaution to protect him and his girlfriend from unwanted pregnancies and venereal diseases.
The reason they learned the code wasn't primarily to take on a gay or lesbian identity; it was to meet people with whom to have sex
The most emphasized responses of participants regarding the male's role in a relationship with a female were that he should be loyal and committed and should have sex
Deputies said the 17-year-old knew it was wrong to have sex
with a 12-year-old.
He said that the definition of celibacy involved sex with women and that he didn't have sex
with women," McLean says.
I had heard people say it's dumb to have sex
at my age, but I wouldn't listen.
MY new boyfriend wants to have sex
with me when I'm on my period.
The Stanford researcher recommends a three-pronged approach to solving the problem of teen-age pregnancy: Trying to deter teen-agers from having sex until they are more mature; providing counseling on methods that prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; and making such contraception more readily available when the teen-ager is emotionally and physically ready to have sex