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Teen Sex Study

If You Were a Sex-Free Teen, Why'd You Hold Off?

A comprehensive study on teen sex came out by the National Center for Health Statistics, and it shows that more teens are holding off on sexual experiences. Out of those age 15-19, the study found 45 percent of girls and 41 percent of boys reported no sexual contact (including oral sex), compared to 36 percent of girls and 35 percent of boys in 2002. (So apparently Skins isn't as realistic as we all thought.) Experts took some guesses at why this was the case, from "fear of physical consequences" (i.e. pregnancy and STDs) to waiting for a more quality experience that comes with maturity. But I'm wondering, if you waited until later in life to do the deed (or maybe you didn't), what was your motivation?

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