S. S.
March 2004
Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/22/2004, Issue 11, p67
The article reports on a study which has revealed that U.S. teens who pledged to remain virgins until marriage had a bit of trouble keeping their word. According to a study of 12,000 adolescents by researchers at Columbia and Yale, in fact, 88% of U.S. teens went ahead and had premarital sex anyway. According to study co-author Peter Bearman, it's difficult for teens to learn safe sex while saying they're not going to have sex.


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