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Sex Education And Existing Myths

Some of the very common myths about sex education are the following:

Myth 1: Sex education programs increase sexual risk behaviors.

Truth: There is no evidence that shows that sex education will encourage the children to engage in risky sexual behavior. On the contrary, these programs will help them take more healthy and responsible decisions in their sex lives.

Myth 2: Comprehensive programs increase the frequency of sexual intercourse.

Truth: There is no proof of this. On the other hand, there’s plenty of evidence that such programs had often had often delayed the initiation of the participant to sexual intercourse. Often these programs had led to sexually active young adults to stick with one partner and reduce the frequency of changing one’s partners.

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Myth 3: Comprehensive sexuality education is not effective, abstinence-only is.

Truth: Abstinence-only sex education programs are less effective than comprehensive sex education approaches.

Myth 4: Sex education is likely to increase the incidence of unwanted teenage pregnancies

Truth: Studies have shown that teenagers who do not have sex education are unlikely to use condoms if they have sexual intercourse, whereas with sex education the chances of using condoms and avoiding pregnancies are much higher.

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TonyFor

I would like to add that parents not only Can Be sexuality educators, but they Should Be them. Who knows better your child than you? At least it should be in such a way. You see how you son or daughter is growing and changing and only you can see the moment when it is necessary to start. There are lots of parents who think that it is better to concentrate on other subjects and tests.

chelsea23456

My advice is just don`t have sex until your 16

sheerinjahan

good article.nice

CarriesNewbold

If you are laying on top of a girl and you have no clothes on. Can the pre come get a girl pregnant. Even if you have no penatration.

priyankarawat

we should teach them what we all do as human.dont shy to say we do sex because human race depends on it

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