Sex Before Marriage?
Consider the Consequences

IF YOU WAIT UNTIL MARRIAGE, YOU CAN:

Adapted from Choices/Teen Awareness, Inc.

IF YOU DON’T WAIT, ARE YOU READY FOR:

EMOTIONAL HEARTACHES

PREGNANCY STDS AND OTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS (WARNING! Even if you use contraceptives, you’re still at risk for heartaches, pregnancy and STDs.)


“Living Together” Doesn’t Work

Research shows that marriages that started out as live-together unions have a 50 percent higher divorce rate.

Source: “The Role of Cohabitation in Declining Rates of Marriage,” Journal of Marriage and the Family, v53, 1991, pp. 913-927