Research | Topic: Sexual Integrity

This Is The Average Age Teens Are Losing Their Virginity

The study found that the average age of virginity loss is 17.4, whereas the average age of sexual awakening (“a sudden realization of sexual feelings and urges”) is 15.2. Read the article here.

How To Talk To Teenagers About Consent, Boundaries And Self-Control

A key part of parenting is teaching our children how, by the time they are teens, to assume responsibility for their actions. Read the article here.

Parental Controls Do Not Stop Teens From Seeing Pornogrpahy

New research has found that Internet filtering tools are ineffective and in most cases, were an insignificant factor in whether young people had seen explicit sexual content. Read the research here.

Survey: Current Sex Ed Approach Sorely Lacking

A recent Barna Group survey finds that more than two-thirds of Americans think that just teaching teens how to avoid pregnancy isn’t enough – that they should also learn about all the possible consequences of sex.

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