Emtional effects on teen sex

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Both positive and negative emotions were significantly related to risk attitudes and behavior in regression analyses. The affective contexts of sexual experiences may be important predictors of risk in adolescence. Rates of sexual risk behavior are high among teens, and lead to negative consequences such as HIV, other STIs, and unintended pregnancy. Additionally, youth account for nearly half of the Much research has examined why teens — despite knowing the negative outcomes — continue to put themselves at risk.

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In discussions of teen sex, much is said about the dangers of pregnancy and disease but far less about the emotional hazards. I wish someone had been preaching abstinence in my ear when I was in high school. That was when my sexual activity started. I don't even want to think about my college years. I wish I had saved this for my wife. In discussions of teen sex, much is said about the dangers of pregnancy and disease — but far less about the emotional hazards. And that's a problem, because the destructive psychological consequences of temporary sexual relationships are very real.

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While most moms like to think that their developing teens are abstaining from sex, studies show that an ever-increasing number of children are experimenting with sex during their teen years. Many parents worry about the potential physical impact of having sex, such as acquiring a sexually transmitted disease or becoming pregnant. They preach safe sex to their teens. While these physical after-effects of sex are real and potentially serious, many parents fail to consider the emotional impact of sex.