"Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." Many teenagers engaged in a relationship have most likely experienced peer pressure to have sex with their boyfriend or girlfriend. Within themselves, they fight a battle as to whether or not they should listen to their friends. Sex can be a harmful to a successful future. Often, teens think that by using contraceptives, their rates of getting pregnant will decrease. In 1997, more than one million
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transmitted disease. Again, abstinence is the best choice. Practicing safer sex does not mean eliminating sex from ones life. What safer sex does mean is being smart and staying healthy. It also means enjoying sex without transmitting or acquiring sexually related infections. The consequences of some may be deadly and are caused by microorganisms that pass between partners during sexual activities. Safer sex means reducing the chance of receiving or giving a sexually transmitted infection.