In the 1960s and
1970s, two sexually transmitted infections and diseases,
Syphilis and Gonorrhea were the main concern of a risky
sexual lifestyle. In those days, penicillin would take
care of those infections. In the 1980s and 1990s, the
HIV/AIDS epidemic and sky rocketing teen pregnancy rates
became primarily concerned about.
Now we need to be
concerned about 26 known sexually transmitted infections
that can turn into incurable diseases that cause cancer,
infertility, or death. Some may mistakenly think that
using a condom completely protects themselves. Though
condoms provide some protection, they do not eliminate the
risk completely.  This is a dangerous and unhealthy
situation in the middle of a medically known epidemic of
sexually transmitted infections. The possible exposure to
sexually transmitted diseases is tremendous.
However, without a doubt, the safest and healthiest way to
simultaneously eliminate the risk of contracting a
sexually transmitted infection and an unplanned pregnancy
is by recognizing the value and necessity of living a
chaste lifestyle in today's society. The goal of this
website is to equip and empower you with the information
to protect yourself from the physical and psychological
harm that comes from living a risky lifestyle.
The Healthiest Choice:
Based on the serious dangers of today's sexually
transmitted infection dangers, medical science and common
sense have shown that the healthiest choice for young
adults is to live a chaste lifestyle by abstaining from
sexual activity until marriage.
By being informed of the
dangers of a risky sexual lifestyle and the advantages of
living a chaste lifestyle, you can effectively lower or
prevent the risk of an unplanned pregnancy and/or becoming
infected with a sexually transmitted infection which can
lead to disease.  You can do this by:
initiation of intercourse;
Second, reduce the
number of partners you have if you are already sexually
Third, decrease the
frequency of intercourse you have if you are already
anyone of these goals logically results in a reduction in
the risks of pregnancy, births, sexually transmitted
diseases and HIV.  Science has shown that there is only
one way to prevent an unplanned pregnancy and from
becoming infected with a sexually transmitted infection
and disease....that is by practicing chastity resistance
skills learned in chastity education.
LoveFacts.Org is dedicated to reporting information and
imparting knowledge so young adults can be empowered
to make the healthiest choice for their reproductive
health - living a chaste lifestyle.
The failure rate of
condoms for unmarried teenagers is 36.3%. Jones E. and
Forest J. Contraceptive failure rate in the U.S.:
estimates from the 1992 National Survey of Family Growth,
21 Fam Plann Perspect., May-June 1989,103. One-third of
teenage pregnancies occur while a contraceptive is being
used. Scwartz, Michael and James H.Ford, Family Planning
Clinics: Cure or Disease of Teenage Pregnancy?, Lineacre
Quarterly, May 1982,148. Fifty-eight percent of women who
got abortions in 1994-1995 were using a contraceptive when
they go pregnant. Henshaw, Stanley K. and Kost. Kathryn,
Abortion Patients in 1994-1995: Characteristics and
Contraceptive Use, 28 Fam Plann Perspect.,1996,140-147,158.
The Birth Control Pill, Norplant, IUD, diaphragm, cervical
cap, sponge, Depo-Provera and spermicides do not protect
against STDs. Wills, Judith Levine, Preventing STDs: FDA
Consumer, Publication No (FDA)94-1210, June 1993. Latex
Condoms can reduce but not eliminate the risks of
contracting STDs. Nestor,Lynn Paige, MSN, and O’Connell,
Michelle Brott, BSN, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, .U.S.
Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health
Service. Recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration tests
designed to measure the leakage of viral particles through
latex condoms reveal significant leakage of HIV sized
particles under some conditions for one-third of the
condoms tested. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, July
-August, 1992,194, 230-234.
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