Teen Pregnancy

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History 108 10/11/2010 Project outline.

Research paper.

Teen Pregnancy

While many teens that engage in pre-marital sex never become pregnant, some are not as fortunate. * Teen pregnancy has become all too common in this day and age. Some

teens think it will not happen to them and do not use necessary precaution to protect

against it. There are several causes for teen pregnancy and the effects can be life


Several causes for teen pregnancy are: the need for affection, acceptance, and unprotected sex. * One may have a poor home life and look for affection from a peer. The simple

desire too feel loved self-esteem and simply be looking for acceptance in the bedroom.

However, many teens that have a wonderful, affectionate family and are very confidante

are merely looking for the few minutes of pleasure and avoid using protection. As

several teens use the excuse that sex feels better with out a condom, and unwanted

pregnancy is likely to happen.

One major effect of teen pregnancy is that the child may be raised by a single Parent. * While most girls are looking for love and acceptance in sex, many guys are

Looking for the mere pleasue and are not planning in becoming a teen father.

Nearly thirteen percent of all births in the United States were teenage girls from the ages fifteen to nineteen. Almost one million teenagers become pregnant each year and about 485,00 give birth. * In many situations the answer to keeping a relationship going is to have a good sex

life. Most teen relationships are based on sex. This is one of the main reasons why

teenage birth are so high....
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