Making the decision to have sex is a big deal. Most teens are thinking about it, even if they aren’t ready just yet. But what will you do when and if you decide you are ready? Will you know the risks and have a plan in place?
The best time to come up with a plan for your sexual health is well before the time comes. Making decisions under pressure is a recipe for disaster. Will you say no? Will you have adequate protection on hand? Will you discuss it with your partner first? Learn the pros and cons of having sex and then learn how to protect yourself from STDs and pregnancy now, so you can respect yourself and your partner.