Should Sex Education Be Safe Sex?

1339 Words Dec 15th, 2016 6 Pages
Sex Education In a generation, where being forever young is the motto and a mindset of being invincible convinces various young adults to live a high-risk lifestyle, unsafe sex is one of the many risky and at times dangerous behaviors that young people take a part in. There are many factors that may lead to this misconstrued judgement. Either these young adults are being ill informed, simply just do not care or are not receiving proper education on the topic of sex and its many pros and cons. Each time they indulge in these risky behaviors they are dancing with the devils of (a)STD 's the most important and deadly which is HIV, (b)increasing the chances of becoming impregnated at a young age, and (c)missing out on opportunities and goals they set out for themselves previous to these unfortunate, life changing encounters. It is imperative to educate these individuals on the importance of safe sex. The education of safe sex is an imperative and crucial step in preventing the previous consequences.
STD’s and HIV Many of the school based abstinence only sex education curricula, state that sexual activity outside of marriage is likely to have harmful psychological effects. These psychological effects could greatly influence the sexual choices of the parties involved. Recent advances in neuroscience have expanded our understanding of the neural underpinnings of romantic love, marriage, sexual desire, and sexual behavior and improved our understanding of adolescent brain…

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