What are we not doing to help our teens wait to have sex? As adults, are we contributing to the pressure that urges our teens to have sex earlier?
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Sex Involving Teens
While a recent study suggested sexy media images might be to blame, a new study shows kids might also be motivated by relationship goals like intimacy and social status.
Teens want their relationships to bring them intimacy, social status, and sexual pleasure -- and they have a strong expectation these goals will be fulfilled if they have sex, according to a report in the June 2006 issue of Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.