summergrl13 wrote:Well, if you have sex before marriage then what's the point of getting married? Heck, what's even the point of having a strong relationship if you wanted to just go ahead and have sex with anybody you want. It's not right at all. Especially if you have a kid. That kid will never have a normal life because of that and it's not the child's fault. Not to mention the millions of STDs out there which condoms don't do anything against.It's hard to wait but just giving in is wrong. How'd you like to know after you got married that your spouse slept with a ton of people and just didn't care about your abstinence that you saved for them.
Young gun wrote:About purity........its nonsense to the people now.Sex is as casual to some people now as buying a packet of potato chips.I do support only post-marital sex since its one effective way to control STD if everyone does follow it,but for those who do not.......I think its fine as long as you end up marrying the same person.If not, you are spreading the chances of STD transmission with your spouse.
adri-rox94 wrote:YES, we should remain virgins until marriage. i think the jonas brothers and selena gomez and demi are good rolemodels. mileys a little iffy, but anyway, waiting until marriage and only doing IT with one person makes it SO much more special and memorable. plus, you dont run up ur parents blood pressure:] but also, most teens that dont wait regret it in the long run b-cuz of 5 reasons(of so many more) one, they get STDs, two, the female has to drop out of school to take care of a bby and the father runs away, having taken advantage of her, three, their parents kick them out of the house to fiend on their own, four, everyone in school calls them a slut or a whore(which happens even if they have an abortion. once anyone hears in school, itll spread like wild fire.) and five, they let ppl down and guys in school will call the girls easy. (so basically, if you're a girl, there are more disadvantages). i mean SURE, it feels good and EVERYONES doing it, but if you wait, youll more likely be the one with the nicer car, house, job, driving by the homeless lady with ten kids that used to be your classmate. so, its ur choice......
It's absolutely depressing seeing how we're going back to pre-20th century ideals, and otherwise moralizing through domination by numbers, and not evidence or practicality.
Kyllorac wrote:Though if you insist on a biological basis, teenagers are still growing and forming the synapses necessary to make consistently reasonable and rational decisions. It is why teenagers are renowned worldwide for making particularly stupid decisions -- their brains are not fully developed yet, and the hormones are wreaking havoc on their decision-making capacities. Knowing this, and knowing the risks and consequences of sex (physical, emotional, and otherwise), is it really wise to encourage teenagers to go out and experiment with sex? Wouldn't it make more sense to pressure the teens to wait until they are mature enough to understand fully the consequences of their actions before they engage in risky behaviors such as driving cars, operating heavy machinery, getting married, or having sex?
XxJoJoxX wrote:[size=85]I think that Abstinence is the only logical decision for those who think long term. Not for those who live just for the moment.So it becomes obvious why a majority of teens( probably not now, due to the fact that it's currently "cool" to be abstinent) think it's lame or not worth the wait.I practice it, and i don't believe that there's any other way to treat sex. It's waay to intimate to be treated so casually. And it's not something to be handed out like Halloween candy, either. Hate me for this, but i just think it's a matter of self-respect.
XxJoJoxX wrote:And in order to "love" someone else first, i must love and respect my self.
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