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1,095 words... ld remain pure. The true sense of the word pure as defined by Zondervan Study Bible is, to be free from all taint of that which is lewd. Contemporary teachings say that it is all right for committed individuals to participate in sexual intimacy, even if they are not married. This idea is contrary to Gods teachings in the Bible. The Bible claims many times over that God prohibits sexual relations with anyone who is not a lawful spouse. The Protestant Church focuses on these matters as the rea...
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Unintended Pregnancies Teenage Mothers
1,086 wordsTeenage pregnancy and out-of-wedlock childbearing were central issues in the debate over welfare reform. They are frequently seen as both the cause of increased welfare costs and caseloads over the last 25 years, and the result of the welfare system itself. Out-of-wedlock births among teenagers have increased dramatically in the last several decades and now account for almost 70 % of all teenage births. Yet, trends in teenage sexual activity and childbearing reflect broader trends in sexual and ...
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2,088 words... od results t b obtained which can prove the hypothesis being presented in this paper. The table below named Table # 1 shows the results gathered by the surveys. These results were gathered by different methods but they were all from anonymous sources assuring to write correct and true facts. Question: Under-Age Over-Age Under-Age Over-Age Home Country Drinking Age -- - 18 18 21 21 Average drinks per week? 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 11 to 15 Ever driven after drinking? 22. 2 % 61. 1 % 38. 8 % ...
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Planned Parenthood Hiv Aids
626 wordsOften, sexuality education is a taboo in American culture. As a result, sexual education programs at many schools create controversy. Ohio only requires schools to provide HIV and STD education, and 13 states do not require schools to provide either. According to Dr. Gregory Garnett, medical director of Student Health Services, it's common for schools not to offer healthy sexual education. They take the mentality that students "aren't supposed to be doing that, therefore we don't talk about it. ...
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Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disease Or Not
2,377 wordsCompulsive Sexual Behavior: Disease or Not Sex and love addiction is a relatively new conception for understanding and treating compulsive sexual behavior and relationship dependency. This paper is aimed to prove that compulsive sexual behavior is a disease, driven sexual acting out and intensive, unending, and unhealthy romantic attachment. Compulsive sexual behavior requires treatment and recovery. Unfortunately, the medical profession continues to debate the diagnostic terminology to be appli...
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Erectile Dysfunction Sexual Arousal
1,790 words... the behavioral problems of the patient and only studies emotional conflicts of the patient if necessary. Some of the sources of this sexual disorder are behavioral in origin, that the patients only lack knowledge regarding sex and sex function. Then the treatment will furnish information to the patient by further educating the latter to realize his or her sexual function. If its the other way around, another program of exercise is given to change behavioral response to the patient. A psychos...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases High School Students
1,537 wordsCondoms in School Distribution of condoms in public schools is one of the most controversial issues that our society faces nowadays. The public discussion about whether such distribution is effective, when it comes to combating sexually transmitted diseases and preventing an unwanted pregnancy, has been going on for over twenty years and it did not bring people, who have different opinion on this issue, closer to finding a consensus. This can be explained by the controversial nature of such prac...
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Aging Of Sexual Function
1,998 wordsAging of Sexual Function The majority of researches and practitioners allege that sexual behavior constitutes a complex interconnection of biochemical and cognitive processes. Age is considered to be one of the main contributors to human sexuality and sexual behavior (Segraves & Segraves, 1995). The influence of age on sexual function has received much attention in contemporary studies; moreover, the studies are consistent in their findings. McCoy in conducted research suggested that the age amp...
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Father And Mother Mother And Father
1,029 wordsSex in Ragtime Throughout the novel, there are instances of both violent and more refined sexual references. While an obvious reason for these is the titillating effects of them, there are deeper, more relevant reasons for them. There are three main groups within which the sexual activity takes place: Father and Mother, Younger Brother and Evelyn Nesbit, and Harry Houdini and Harry K. Thaw. Some are more obvious and explicit than others, but they all have great purpose. The sexual activity betwe...
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Teenage Pregnancy Sexual Intercourse
1,499 wordsIn our constantly developing society, it is not surprising to note that adolescents sexual attitudes and behaviours have greatly changed within the past two decades. Darling, Kallen 038; Vandusen, (1984) in their study of college students found a major increase in the number of young people reporting to have had sexual intercourse. They also found that college age females, who were once thought to be less sexually active than college age males, were now just as sexually active. In Canadian da...
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Sexual Activity Interracial Dating
1,756 wordsJonathan Pasquinelli Sociology 16 Gilliland 11 / 28 / 00 Research paper Dating Patterns among College Students Dating today differs greatly compared to dating say sixty or even eighty years ago. Dating trends today, such as cohabitation, would be considered insanity or chaos if these patterns were displayed in the 1920 s. Today the majority of persons who date are seeking the outcome of a marriage (although research does not agree with this). Eighty years ago, people dated for fun, pleasure, and...
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Distribution Of Condoms Sexual Activity
587 wordsHas sexual activity grown as casual to high school students as kissing? According to Zandile By, who writes for Sex, etc. it has. Even in grammar school, she heard about students having oral sex by the time they got to high school, its really not such a big deal, she says (Florio). Some experts feel that our public schools should step in, and provide sexually active students with contraceptives, or condoms, which would aid in the fight against growing rates of teen pregnancies, and prevent the s...
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Peer Pressure Sexual Activity
1,017 wordsSexuality is a trait inherent in our nature. It is the way which we, human beings, express our own sexual nature and intimate feelings toward each other. Our actual awareness of sexuality stems back to our prepubescent years and has continually evolved with us. The sexual differences between men and women go beyond the physical level and deep into the human psyche. Male and female both think and feel in ways radically different from each other. Thus it is very difficult for a male to experience ...
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1,952 wordsAlthough the rate of teenage pregnancy in the United States has declined greatly within the past few years, it is still an enormous problem that needs to be addressed. These rates are still higher in the 1990 s than they were only a decade ago. The United States teenage birthrate exceeds that of most other industrialized nations, even though American teenagers are no more sexually active than teenagers are in Canada or Europe. (Gormly 348) Recent statistics concerning the teen birthrates are ala...
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Low Self Esteem Wall Street Journal
1,360 wordsAlthough the overall rate of teen pregnancy has been declining, the rates have remained high for teens that are most vulnerable. The great majority of Americans believe that teen pregnancies are a serious national problem, indeed a problem that is the major component of what is thought to be national moral decline. However, what causes these teens to become pregnant at such a young age? A large body of research has identified a number of factors that underlie teen sexual and contraceptive behavi...
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Sexual Behavior Sexual Activity
2,971 wordsIn most societies, out of wedlock pregnancy and childbearing violate the optimal life course pattern of completion of schooling, gaining employment, marriage, and then parenthood. The phenomenon of adolescent pregnancy is particularly troubling though. Although this occurrence often results in a personal, as well as very real, social dilemma, it must be recognized from the outset that it is not the behaviors themselves that are problematic, but their timing. Adolescence is a period of intense ph...
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Christian Science Monitor Pre Marital Sex
2,152 wordsDuring Premarital Sex Pre-Marital Sex During the twentieth century, premarital sex has become an important issue. Sexual abstinence was the normal society lifestyle until the late 1950 s. Most men and women would not have ever slept with another person out of wedlock. While this sexual abstinence lifestyle was in effect, a mentality of independence struck the adolescence of the United States. They felt as though they must engage in sexual activity, just to defy society s view of what was morally...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Feelings Of Love
1,259 wordsThe Premarital Sex Premarital Sex The controversy over premarital sex has never been more profound than it is today. The very mention of the word brings forth radically different reactions. At one time, the very subject of sex was taboo, and then the sexual revolution was introduced as a time when people were unrestrained and open to explore their sexuality. Today, many have become so inordinately apprehensive about sexually related diseases that they perceive premarital sex as totally foolhardy...
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High School Students Public School System
2,030 wordsTalking to American kids about sex is becoming more and more difficult. In the ever-changing landscape of our westernized society, one constant is the pervasive theme of sex. From magazine covers and television to the Internet and roadside billboards, sex sells in this culture and we, as people, are constantly bombarded by sexually based messages. It is thereby understandable that children and young adults would be confused about sex; especially since the adult population has become less than op...
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Sexual Activity Safe Sex
540 wordsSex Education Messages In The Media The media should not be blamed for the sexuality of american youth. First concern in sexual activity is too much media. Television is something that kids watch all the time. Television shows that show sexual activity and children pick up on those events quickly. Teenagers dream about marrying someone who is good looking and has money and then starting a family with them. A lot of teens watch soap operas and romantic shows. Teens see kids, their age, having sex...
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