In fact, recent research shows that fewer high school students are having sex today than were having sex a decade ago.Even so, many of these same students miss the point about other types of sexual activity.One way of helping them resist these pressures is to anticipate them and discuss them.A sixteen-year-old girl is trying to fend off an overamorous date who’s had too much to drink at a party and is clumsily trying to slip his hand under her bra as they kiss in the front seat of his father’s car.
” They may also feel the internal pressure to keep pace with their friends, as if competing in a marathon to lose their virginity.
Watch a Little League baseball, soccer or football game.
Visit the library and ask the librarian a bizarre question.
Then she could have decided not to take any chances and caught a ride home from the party with some other kids, thus avoiding the awkward situation in the car.
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