Premarital Sex

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SOCIAL ISSUES AMONG THE YOUTH: PREMARITAL SEX BY: CLARIZ B. DUMDUM, ERWIN ROMMEL AGUSTIN IV- Integrity Ramon Magsaysay High School Espana, Manila October 20, 2010 SOCIAL ISSUES AMONG THE YOUTH: PREMARITAL SEX In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the English IV CLARIZ B. DUMDUM, ERWIN ROMMEL AGUSTIN…show more content…
They all involve having sexual relations with someone you are not married to. Premarital Sex - Is it Safe physically and emotionally? Another consideration when deciding about premarital sex is safety. Did you know that 50% of the people who currently have HIV are between the ages of 15 and 24? Using a condom only reduces the risk of contracting HIV by 85%. Condoms do not significantly reduce the risk of contracting other sexually transmitted diseases.2 Take these statistics into consideration when making your decision. Most people don't consider the emotional effects of premarital sex. You see, sex is an emotional experience and it affects our lives in ways we don't understand. After engaging in premarital sex, many people express feelings of guilt, embarrassment, distrust, resentment, lack of respect, tension, and so much more. As you read the next section, consider God's love for you as a primary reason for sexual purity. God does not want you to experience unnecessary emotional pain! Premarital Sex - Recreation or Re-creation? In discussing premarital sex, we often focus on the "recreation" aspect of it. Yes, sex is pleasurable. God, our Creator, designed it that way. It may be hard to think of God creating sex, but He did! In God's plan, sex was designed for married couples to enjoy the pleasure and excitement of sexual relations. The Bible talks about this in Hebrews 13:4, "Marriage should be

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