The percentage of high school students in the US who reported that they have ever had sexual intercourse dropped from 54.1% in 1991 to 47.8% in 2007 A cross-sectional survey in 1998 found that fear of pregnancy was the most commonly cited reason for choosing abstinence, especially among girls, as well as boys who had caused a pregnancy in the past.
Other reasons included a fear of sexually transmitted infections, a lack of desire, being afraid of getting caught, and the belief that sex was not appropriate for someone of their age.
A new site to the online dating landscape is advertising its matching services exclusively for virgins.
You And Me Are Pure.com, an aspiring of the virtual, virginal Internet dating scene, boasts itself as place for virgins to connect.
All other non-virgin visitors are welcome to invite their close virgin friends and/or relatives to join our site.” Yeah, these guys mean business.
Memberships are free, and the site promises that only other members (a.k.a.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the year 2007, 35% of US high school students were currently sexually active and 47.8% of US high school students reported having had sexual intercourse.
For those teens who have had sex, 70% of girls and 56% of boys said that their first sexual experience was with a steady partner, while 16% of girls and 28% of boys report losing their virginity to someone they had just met or who was just a friend.For example, teenagers that engage in oral sex but not penile-vaginal sex may still identify themselves as virgins; this is sometimes termed technical virginity.Of those polled, 70% of adolescents aged 11–16 believed oral sex did not disqualify someone from virginity, and 30% believed they were still abstinent.Created by husband and wife, Lety and Jose Colin, You And Me Are Pure states its intent as a tool for singles who value purity when searching for a relationship, but there’s a strict “virgins only” policy.“Any visitor to our website who is not a virgin but is intimately abstaining, consider joining for the pain part of things, make sure you guys do a lotttt of foreplay, get him to arouse you so much you feel like you're about to orgasm and you can't take it anymore.