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6th-Oct-2005 02:59 pm
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Study: Teen Girls Leading Sexual Revolution
Average Age Of Sex For Girls Is 15


SAN DIEGO -- A study that began in 1943 and ended in 1999 shows that teenage girls are having sex at a younger age than ever before and are taking the lead in dismantling sexual taboos.

According to the study, the percentage of young girls who participate in premarital sex jumped from 12 to 79 percent, while the percentage of young men who participate in premarital sex jumped from 42 to 71 percent.

The average age teenage girls had sexual intercourse in 1999 was 15, according to the study. The average age during the 1950s and 1960s was 19. Overall, the percentage of sexually-actively teenage girls in 1999 was 50 percent, compared to 13 percent in 1943.

Study co-researcher Jean Twenge said birth control and cultural acceptance are the main reasons for the changes. She does not feel the prevalence of sex on television has contributed as much to the phenomenon as people think.

http://www.nbcsandiego.com/health/5058432/detail.html

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6th-Oct-2005 11:26 pm (UTC)
i think sex at 15 is o.0 INSANE just the thought of a baby or an STD would freak me out
personally..i dont think its something to be doing at 15 cuz even at 20 i dont think its ALL THAT FUN

i like hugging and tickeling and poking and snuggeling ^^ ::shrug:: i dont see what the rush is about
7th-Oct-2005 01:20 am (UTC)
i wholeheartedly agree with you on that first part. there is no reason that a child should be having sex and, at 15, no matter what anyone says, they are children. they cannot possibly understand what they are getting themselves into.

oh i see what the rush is about :) i just don't think that everyone should be so keen to lose their virginity as soon as possible, you know?
7th-Oct-2005 09:18 am (UTC)
Hm. I am conflicted.
Now, losing one's virginity young...well, if you are genuinely ready to handle the emotional, physical and psychological reprocussions at that age...shit, go for the gusto.
Now, lets make a lsit of people who really, really were ready to do it at that age:




uhm...


Yeah. Exactly.
7th-Oct-2005 01:15 pm (UTC)
yea, that's pretty much how i feel about it :) well said, dear one.
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