What age is appropriate for teens to start having sex?
Is it waiting until marriage or is there an age when it is appropriate?
It's never "appropriate," but it will happen. Teens need to be educated on protection from both STD's and pregnancy. Hopefully someone mature will have a conversation with the teen about emotions and commitment and help with the emotional roller coaster because if someone doesnt know he/she is ready, he/she is not ready.
To each his/her own. I don't think it's my job to tell someone else what they should do with their body unless they are my children.
Even then I would teach, console, educate and try to get them to wait until marriage.
The day will come that a teenager wants to experience about what is sex and how does it feel. It is important to have someone that the teens can trust and the ideal person is a mother or a father .The teens have to use all resources about sex education from school, family and friends. A mother or a father has to be open and supporting, arrange time to discuss about sex. As to my experience, my daughter told me that she wants in a certain time to experience sex and that i could arrange for a gynecologist consultation so she could ask advice about anti-baby pills and other security measures.
I told to my daughter that it is not only of having or experiencing sex, what it matters is to have sex with someone you like or love, a feeling that it is him you want the first time to make love, so it will be a beautiful memorable unforgetable moment in life one cannot forget.
I don't think it is necessarily waiting until marriage, and I don't think there is one age that is appropriate for every person. Each and every person is an individual. Teens have sex, and it may take a long time after the fact for them to have the maturity to look back and know whether when they started, they were ready emotionally or psychologically - even if they may feel ready physically. If you are the parent of a teenager and are grappling with this question, I wish you the best!
I believe that people should wait until their twenties to have sex. I feel that the teenage years should be devoted to education. self-development, and self-knowledge. There are enough issues during the teenaged years such as preparing for college and ascertaining the pathway to a career. Being in relationships would also complicate the affair. Let sex and sexual relationships wait until after college graduation and a job is obtained. At that time, hopefully a person is mature enough to know his/her body, wants, and preventive technology.
by KayeKeatley 8 years ago
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by Dear_hubs 8 years ago
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by saturdaymusings 8 years ago
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by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
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by ryankett 4 months ago
I would say, when the doctor tells you that your heart is too frail for the Viagra!
by Ghulam Hussain 19 months ago
What will happen, if you avoid your teens from having sex ?
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