Bought by the Blood

November 17, 2009

Parental Involvement Matters in Purity

Filed under: Family,Focus on The Family,sexual purity — cubsfan1980 @ 9:53 pm
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Multiple measures of parental involvement and engagement are associated with teenagers’; decision to delay sex. That’s according to a recent brief published by Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center.

Child Trends analyzed data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth to explore how parenting practices are associated with the probability of early sexual experiences. The researchers found that positive parent-adolescent relationships, high parental awareness and monitoring, and family dinner routines all played a role in delaying sex.

Read the rest at: CitizenLink: Research: Parents Matter in Teens’ Decisions about Sex.

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