A new poll in honor of “Let’s Talk Month,” finds that parents are talking to their kids about sex but many are avoiding important topics, including birth control. If we are going to put a dent in teen pregnancy and STD rates, we have to talk about it all.
I spent my formative years believing my body, my life and my choices were not my own, but a kind of joint property between myself, God, my parents and my church friends and family. As such, my body and my behavior was up for discussion and judgment. Is it any wonder then, that I’m afraid, as a single woman, to be pregnant?
This article is part two in a series on facts and realities of teen sexual behavior in the United States. Here, we take an even closer look at what the data in a recent report is telling us about teen sexual behavior.