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LSUconvert
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re: Abstinence only for teens

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sex is originally meant for married couples.



This may be the greatest thing I've ever read, ever.


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weagle99
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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you can't stop them.


Lots of absolutes in this thread.

100% of teens do not have sex. Many of them do, but not all.


PrimeTime Money
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re: Abstinence only for teens
The ones who don't have sex aren't the ones we are talking about.

This is about the teens who are going to be having sex.

Either people can convince them to not have sex, or people can come to terms with the fact that teens are going to do what they want, and so when they have sex, make sure it is as safe as possible.
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Bestbank Tiger
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re: Abstinence only for teens
Why does Chicago have such a high teen pregnancy rate? They teach comprehensive sex ed so that should solve all the problems, right?


Patrick O Rly
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y u do dis?
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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You're right, let's treat teens like infants and just blindly hope they won't act on their natural urges. Great plan.


They'll have urges off course, but for some teens, an urge to please their parents is just as strong. If you have expectations for them, they may surprise you.


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Draconian Sanctions
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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Have I mocked you about the egg the 49ers laid in the Super Bowl yet? If not, I need to get on that...


It's ok, we'll be back there soon.


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weagle99
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Member since Nov 2011
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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The ones who don't have sex aren't the ones we are talking about.

This is about the teens who are going to be having sex.

Either people can convince them to not have sex, or people can come to terms with the fact that teens are going to do what they want, and so when they have sex, make sure it is as safe as possible.


Seems a little 'chicken or the egg' to me, but this isn't really a hot button topic on my radar.

BTW, your sig picture is perfect for this discussion.


LSUconvert
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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They teach comprehensive sex ed



Link?




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PrimeTime Money
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Houston, Texas, USA
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re: Abstinence only for teens
yeah, there is somebody who should have practiced abstinence.


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asurob1
Florida State Fan
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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sex is originally meant for married couples.





no wait.




okay...that made my sides hurt.

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Teach them about consequences such as teen pregnancy, child support, stds, heartbreak.


now this bit is good advice and important... and all parents should do this. Sadly, too few do.

But sex is for everyone not just "married" people.


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redandright
Member since Jun 2011
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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Either people can convince them to not have sex, or people can come to terms with the fact that teens are going to do what they want, and so when they have sex, make sure it is as safe as possible.


If they put as much effort into teaching abstinence combined with setting high expectations, as to behavior, especially with girls, as they do in anti-smoking, there would be a lot fewer out of wedlock or unwanted pregnancies.


Vlad The Inhaler
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re: Abstinence only for teens
I'm a Republican. Not effective at all.


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asurob1
Florida State Fan
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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If they put as much effort into teaching abstinence combined with setting high expectations, as to behavior, especially with girls, as they do in anti-smoking, there would be a lot fewer out of wedlock or unwanted pregnancies.


Im going to call bull shite on this.

Not so fast my friends

Now I know in that fantasy world you live in, abstinence education actually does something...but mostly it just teaches kids that sex is something "we don't talk about" so they act on their urges.


ChineseBandit58
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west of the pines
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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with the bs in our culture erasing any stigma of unplanned parenthood and teenage pregnancy we have destroyed the only thing that could be somewhat effective.

This -

We need to stop celebrating unwed motherhood. An unwed mother should not receive one dime of extra money just because she dropped a kid.

High school girls should not be allowed to continue in the same school. They should all be sent to a special school for unwed teenagers. There they can associate with each other, learn about the responsibilities of caring for and raising an infant, and how to get along without government help. Means taking in laundry or working nights at a restaurant washing dishes, or something else to earn the baby formula for the child and potted meat for the mother.

Out of sight - no more school trips, dances, proms, extra curricular activities - you go home to take care of your kid.



Bestbank Tiger
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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High school girls should not be allowed to continue in the same school. They should all be sent to a special school for unwed teenagers. There they can associate with each other, learn about the responsibilities of caring for and raising an infant, and how to get along without government help. Means taking in laundry or working nights at a restaurant washing dishes, or something else to earn the baby formula for the child and potted meat for the mother. Out of sight - no more school trips, dances, proms, extra curricular activities - you go home to take care of your kid.


Not a very good idea if you ask me. It would encourage abortions. You also aren't holding the baby daddy responsible for knocking her up and then sticking the taxpayers with the bill for his roll in the hay.


joshnorris14
Florida Fan
Florida
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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Paddy's Sex Ed (patent pending).


I'm stealing your idea, patent or not


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asurob1
Florida State Fan
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re: Abstinence only for teens
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This -

We need to stop celebrating unwed motherhood. An unwed mother should not receive one dime of extra money just because she dropped a kid.

High school girls should not be allowed to continue in the same school. They should all be sent to a special school for unwed teenagers. There they can associate with each other, learn about the responsibilities of caring for and raising an infant, and how to get along without government help. Means taking in laundry or working nights at a restaurant washing dishes, or something else to earn the baby formula for the child and potted meat for the mother.

Out of sight - no more school trips, dances, proms, extra curricular activities - you go home to take care of your kid.



lol wow you're old.

Do you steal balls from the neighbors kids when they land in your yard too?

So in your world. We should punish kids who frick up and get pregnant.

Amerika according to the grumpy old man Chinese Bandit.


asurob1
Florida State Fan
On the edge of the galaxy
Member since May 2009
14031 posts

re: Abstinence only for teens
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Not a very good idea if you ask me. It would encourage abortions. You also aren't holding the baby daddy responsible for knocking her up and then sticking the taxpayers with the bill for his roll in the hay.



LOL I didnt even think of that...yes Chinese man...let's further encourage abortion for all.



AUsteriskPride
Auburn Fan
Hunstville, AL
Member since Feb 2011
11448 posts

re: Abstinence only for teens
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Colonel Flagg


Teen pregnancy rates are down.. But anyway, turning a fricking blind eye to a problem and hoping ignorant fear trumps biological urges in a downright terrible idea.
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VOR
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
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Member since Apr 2009
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re: Abstinence only for teens
This is 2013 and, apparently, some people still think teenagers will refrain from fricking if effective "abstinence education" is in place.

WHAT PLANET DO SOME OF YOU LIVE ON? Crap, I'm older than most of you and there's absolutely nothing any teacher could have told us that would have dissuaded us from having sex. What would have been effective in preventing teen pregnancy would have been realistic sex education and, frankly, LESS fear and shame.
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