Adolescents have the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections STIs when compared to older groups. Annual Review of Sex Research. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers. More urban girls than rural girls discussed sex with their friends. This shows how many girls objectify their own bodies and often think about this before they think of their own sexual desires and needs.
Girls had a more negative association in how being sexually active could affect their future goals. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. This is when adolescents try to make sense and organize their sexual experiences so that they understand the structures and underlying motivations for their sexual behavior. The Sex Lives of Teenagers.
Their views towards relationships show that they place high importance on romance, love and intimacy. Since sex education is by law a governmental duty. The brain is not fully mature until age The Indian Journal of Pediatrics.