Shekinah Lorcy Liberty University
Viewing and discussing the article Protecting youth from early and abusive sexual experiences, by authors Lynn Rew, Katherine Bowman, the affects of early sexual exposure towards youth; what ways can that be prevented, and things parents should be aware of prior to their children being exposed. Presenting personal thoughts and views on the current social problem, and raising awareness. Finally considering from a Christian worldview, biblical facts plus scriptures. Does a placing person of high faith single out youth from early exposure to sex or any sort of sexual contact?
Sex is a God given gift, to form and multiply in a way that’s honorable to Him. When used unwisely there can be serious consequences such as unwanted pregnancies, and STI’s (sexual transmitted infections). In case of the article Protecting youth from early and abusive sexual experiences, by authors Lynn Rew, Katherine Bowman, they discuss advantages and disadvantages to early exposure to youth. In today’s society sex is portrayed a simple factor in life that has no repercussions or consequences when misused. From the television shows, to Internet, to even the commercials placed, sex sells and rapidly is increasing into the norm of everyday society. Exposing sex to youth at an early age can cause emotional depression, physical malfunctions, and the wrong outlook on life both mentally and spiritually. The article reviews that parents that converse with their children more freely and openly are less likely to experiment sexual intercourse at a younger age. (Lynn Rew, Katherine Bowman 2011) Knowing the facts help for a better understanding and less curiousness to testing. When parents practice impersonal relationship with their children, conversations such as sex come easily to discuss amongst each other. Many parents...