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Adolescent Sex

Teenagers Have Sex: Deal With It

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York
Marianne Mollmann

High School students under the age of 19 account for approximately one-third of all newly diagnosed sexually transmitted infections in New York State. And not surprisingly, teen mothers are much less likely to graduate from high school than their peers who didn't give birth.

Sex and the Single Teen: Internet Porn and Body Image

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 10.20.2012 | Parents
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Talk to them -- yes, both girls and boys -- about the enhanced images and videos that they will be exposed to. Tell them that pornography is like false advertising, the goal being to sell and market products, not necessarily to convey truth and honesty.

Science Says: Teen Sex Is Bad For The Brain?

Emma Gray | Posted 02.06.2012 | Parents
Emma Gray

Cue the presses! Teen sex is bad! A new study claims that adolescent trysts could negatively impact brain development, increase the likelihood of becoming depressed and up anxiety levels ... that is if the teens in question are male hamsters.

Study: Increasing Numbers of Parents Are Allowing Teens To Have Sex At Home

ParentDish | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women

"If you think for one minute I am going to let you go out tonight just so you can have sex, you have another think coming, young lady! You are going t...

Why Are Women Who Lost Their Virginity Early More Likely To Divorce?

Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 08.24.2011 | Divorce

Want a successful marriage? Make sure you have sex when you're ready. According to a new study, women who are sexually active early in their adole...

Leave Them Kids Alone!

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alan Miller

Our inability as a society to be clear about morality and sex these days, with adults increasingly seemingly incapable of holding the line about what is right and wrong in an age dominated by relativism means that often kids do not get clear enough boundaries.