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Many Teens Don't Keep Virginity Pledges

Pledgers are also less likely to use birth control, study finds MONDAY, Dec. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who take virginity pledges are just as likely to have sex as teens who don't make such promises -- and they're less likely to practice safe sex to prevent disease or pregnancy, a ...

Study finds virginity pledges may help postpone intercourse among youth

Making a virginity pledge may help some young people postpone the start of sexual activity, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that adolescents who made pledges to remain virgins until they are married were less likely to be sexually active over the three-year study pe...

Loss of Virginity Could Prove Traumatic If Relationship Falls Apart Subsequently

It is generally believed non-marital sex adversely impacts on a teen's mental health. But a new study shows that the negative mental side effects of a teen's loss of virginity are confined to a specific group. Depression overtakes those who have sex earlier than their peers and whose relation...

Technical Reversal Of Virginity Now For Rs.20, 000!

There has been a high demand for hymenoplasty, a surgical procedure performed to restore a woman's technical virginity, in Gujarat//. While several organizations claim it to a scientific triumph, and some others argue that the procedure further compromises the position of women in conservative Indi...

Viewing Loss Of Virginity As A Social Phenomenon

A new study on how the loss of virginity affects men and women across the spectrum is included in a book called Virginity Lost: An Intimate Portrait of First Sexual Experiences. This is the first book of its kind and // throws light on the changing views regarding one of the most important events i...

'Katee Holmes' Vs 'Katie Holmes' Case of Losing Virginity

Wannabe porn star 'Katee Holmes', the namesake of Hollywood actress Katie Holmes, has declared that she will begin her career by losing her virginity on film. The 18-year-old fashion student, who has infuriated Katie, recently announced that she will lose her virginity in 26 days 15 hours ...

Statement by Shelby Knox on the Introduction of the REAL Act

...tion. At 15, in accordance with my faith, I took a virginity pledge as part of a ceremony at my church. The pastor reiterated throughout the virginity pledge discussion how disappointed our parents, ch... and future spouse would be if we relinquished our virginity before marriage. Some of my friends who were alrea...

Accuracy, efficacy and ethics of abstinence-only programs questioned by public health experts

...lar religious viewpoints which are often at odds with mainstream public thinking. The article also illustrates key demographic trends, the effects of virginity pledges, and the ways that abstinence-only programs are out of step with key human rights principles. A related article "Medical Accuracy in Sexu...

Young People Engaging In Sexual Activity Differ on Definitions of Virginity, Abstinence

...ung people said a person was still a virgin if he or she participated in genital touching, and 70 percent said they believed girls and boys keep their virginity if they participate in oral sex. This pattern was consistent across gender, age group, ethnicity, and sexual behavior experience. "A large proportion...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...t, and its not weird, Waite declares. Yet, for the first time, however, virginity Rules and 700 such abstinence education programs are fighting serious threa...ys Eric Love, the director of the East Texas Abstinence Program, which runs virginity Rules,Sex was designed to bond two people together. To make the point, ...

On Popular Demand, Monogamy Rules The Roost!

...Kaye Wellings, of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the lead-researcher, said: “In Britain, the average age at which people lose their virginity is 16 for both men and women. The latest estimates suggest 12.5 per cent of boys and 6.9 per cent of girls have had sex before the age of 15, but thes...

Sexual Behavior is inclined towards monogamy, reveals survey

...Kaye Wellings, of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the lead-researcher, said: “In Britain, the average age at which people lose their virginity is 16 for both men and women. The latest estimates suggest 12.5 per cent of boys and 6.9 per cent of girls have had sex before the age of 15, but thes...

Virginity Vows by Teens may Mask Truth

...auging adolescent health, has said that those teens who swear celibacy and virginity till marriage, show a propensity to cover //the truth about their sex lives...re not so rigid about maintaining their virginity. The study analyzed virginity vows and sexual encounters among students between seventh to twelfth grade....

Alarming Rise In Teenage Sex Rate

...udy, U.S. researchers have found an increase in the number of teenage girls who involve in sex - quadrupled over the last 50 years//. Girls lose their virginity at the age of 19, and for boys it was 18, but both falls to 15 for which the reasons may be less guilt about having sex and an increasing acceptance o...

Teenagers Often Deny Taken ‘Virginity Pledges

... Taking virginity pledges is gaining popularity among the teenagers ... She found that 73 percent of those who signed a virginity pledge and then went on to have premarital sex dis...ho'd had premarital sex and then decided to make a virginity pledge were highly likely to misreport their earli...

Sex a commonplace in Chinese life

...n that has stimulated the changing attitude towards sex. He says that virginity is no longer considered an important factor in a girl's life. This has led..., 60 % are tolerant of homosexuality and 62% believe that the importance on virginity is a restriction on human nature. Experts believe that this change is...

US surge in vaginal reconstruction

...ding the reattaching the hymen - long considered the only positive proof of virginity - is one of the fastest growing plastic surgery segments, the American Soci... Asia, the Middle East and Latin America, where there is a heavy premium on virginity at the time of marriage, hymenoplasty is being practiced for ages. Ma...
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