Is There Pressure to Have Sex?

The people at Stay Teen asked several members of their Youth Leadership Team to share their thoughts on sex, love, dating, relationships, parents, and a lot more. In this video, they were asked if they think teens are under a lot of pressure to have sex or be physically intimate with their partners.

Find out more about dating and sex in our Dating Games: Sex channel.

Is there pressure on teens to have sex?





Teen Dating Violence

Teen dating violence often starts as emotional or verbal abuse and can quickly escalate into physical abuse or sexual violence. About one in three high school students have been or will be involved in an abusive relationship.  Forty percent of teenage girls ages 14 to 17 say they know someone their age who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend. (US Department of Justice statistics)

Find out more on our Teen Dating Violence page.

Abusive Relationships video