Growing up in a strict Catholic household, I was told sex was bad and it hurts. My mind wandered as my tall father hovered over me like a bad star and recited those words. I was only 15, but going on 30, according to him.
Listening to love songs and watching soap operas, I longed for a love that would last and that wouldn't hurt.
My dad went to culture shock when I had to take birth control for my manly hairs on my body.
The pope had banned birth control from Catholics in the 70s, from which I wondered am I really killing a baby every time I take it or am I just over analyzing what I was taught. It also makes me wonder what a single, Catholic girl is to about love and the whole sex question. Is it okay to have love and sex? I pray to God and hope I find an answer.
by Chris Mills 5 years ago
I am pro-life. I am so adamant about seeing the number of abortions decrease that I am in favor of providing contraception to minors without parental consent. I could actually work side by side with a pro-choice person on this point. I may not agree with this person on anything...
by Amanda S 5 years ago
Is giving birth control to our teens saying it's ok to have sex or is avoiding addressing it worse?
by santosardee 8 years ago
Many religion now see Catholicism and Paganism more similar to each other. For example, the celebration of Christmas in Dec 25 by Catholics is rooted from a Pagan celebration according to some religion.
by ngureco 5 years ago
When Is It Right For A Girl To Sleep With A Boy For The First Time?Should It Be Before Adolescence, After Adolescence, After Eighteen Years, After 21 Years, Or After Marriage?
by amymarie_5 6 years ago
I take birth control pills for medical reasons. I have PCOS. Without it, my hormones would be imbalanced and I'd be at risk for uterine cancer. There are many women like me. I find it disturbing that those who oppose covering birth control don't know this and equally appalled that those...
by dashingscorpio 3 years ago
Why do you believe "unintended pregnancies" are on the rise among 20+ year olds?It's always been touted that more sexual education and better birth control methods would reduce unplanned pregnancies. Just recently Bristol Palin announced she is pregnant again from a man who will be a...
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