Consequences Of Unsafe Sex Essay

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Consequences of unsafe sex Wake up, teens and smell the diapers. Teens slow down, what is the big hurry to have unprotected, premarital sex? Do you know what you are doing will have an effect on the rest of your life? Slow down, slow down and think about the consequences of your actions. If you want to be a responsible adult, be one, and think about tomorrow versus the next 5 to 10 minutes. There are so many things that can happen to you when you are having unprotected sex. You are vulnerable to be infected by many sexually transmitted diseases. The chances of getting pregnant double. Now you must decide which is worse getting a STD that may destroy the rest your life or having a baby that ...view middle of the document...

4 percent never had sex, 0.2 percent used diaphragms, 13.9 percent used condoms, 23.9 percent took the pill and 1.0 percent used periodic abstinence. In 1970, there were 10,000 unmarried women under the age of 15 years old who gave birth, and from the ages 15 to 19 years old, the number increased to 190,000. In 1993, the numbers increased again to 11,000 for young women under the age of 15 and 357,000 unmarried women between ages 15 to 19 had given birth. The most shocking statistic is that in 1993, 609 out of 35,483 15 to 24 year olds were HIV infected. That same year in people ranging from ages 25 to 44, 27,228 out of 156,683 were HIV positive. You do not need to become a statistical figure.("Health." Statistical Abstracts of the United States.) If you are already pregnant or a teenage mother, do not give up. There are organisations like the Spirit of Excellence Parent Empowerment Project: Sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute in Washington, D.C., [it] is one such social service agency that is trying to make a difference in the lives of inner-city pregnant teens and young mothers. Though the PEP [sic] project, teens learn about women issues, relationship building, parenting, child development,...

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