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Teen sexual health causes problems. Why don't they teach abstinence?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Abstinence is taught
Unfortunately that is often ineffective since our sex drive is one of the most powerful forces in our existence.
When teens act on the drive they often have the least information and this often leads health problems.

In brief: Abstinence is taught
Unfortunately that is often ineffective since our sex drive is one of the most powerful forces in our existence.
When teens act on the drive they often have the least information and this often leads health problems.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Dr. Thomas Wright
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: They do
In many places, abstinence is taught aggressively.
Unfortunately that is often ineffective since our sex drive is one of the most powerful forces in our existence. Like any other aspect of life, education into techniques, benefits, risks, psychological and physical aspects of relationships, variations in preferences, etc., seem an essential part of understanding human sexuality.

In brief: They do
In many places, abstinence is taught aggressively.
Unfortunately that is often ineffective since our sex drive is one of the most powerful forces in our existence. Like any other aspect of life, education into techniques, benefits, risks, psychological and physical aspects of relationships, variations in preferences, etc., seem an essential part of understanding human sexuality.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: It is, however
Teens are in their own developmental world.
The rightly know that their parents do not know how other teens dress/talk/think.They often look at how comical it is for their parents to expect abstinence when they do not & the teen world pushed anything but.Scientifically balanced sex education with no slant is more likely to get them to think and make valid choices.

In brief: It is, however
Teens are in their own developmental world.
The rightly know that their parents do not know how other teens dress/talk/think.They often look at how comical it is for their parents to expect abstinence when they do not & the teen world pushed anything but.Scientifically balanced sex education with no slant is more likely to get them to think and make valid choices.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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