Premarital Sex - Lessons from American Experience

The Nigerian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol.11, No.1, pp.134-145, 2006

11 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2009

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Ravinder Rena

Papua New Guinea University of Technology; Polytechnic of Namibia; University of the Western Cape; North-West University; Papua New Guinea University of Technology

Date Written: June 10, 2006

Abstract

All over the world and in most of the current society and culture, most people consider premarital sex acceptable and harmless, but the major problem of premarital is sex that it often leads to divorce. The behavior and emotional problems are much higher in premarital sex situations than in marriages. An attempt is made to delve into the problems involved in premarital sex. The paper also provides some research findings of American experience, pointing out some implications for policy development and for the youth.

Keywords: Youth, Society, Culture, Pre-marital sex, Schools and Colleges

JEL Classification: A22, I12, I22, I28, J13

Suggested Citation

Rena, Ravinder, Premarital Sex - Lessons from American Experience (June 10, 2006). The Nigerian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol.11, No.1, pp.134-145, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1324025

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