The vast majority of teens (87 percent) surveyed said they do not think it is embarrassing for teens to admit they are virgins. [National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. (2000). The Cautious Generation? Teens Tell Us About Sex, Virginity, and “The Talk”. Washington, DC: Author.]
All methods of birth control have a failure rate, ranging from 0.05 percent for Norplant to 9 percent for the sponge and calendar rhythm. The only way to make 100-percent sure that you won’t get pregnant or get someone pregnant is to not have sex. [Hatcher, R.A., Trussel, J., Stewart, F., Cates Jr. W., Stewart, G.K., Guest, F., and Kowal, D. (1998) Contraceptive Technology, 17th revised ed. New York , NY: Ardent Media, Inc.]
You don’t have to think of yourself as CHEAP, a NOBODY, a LOSER, a REJECT, or a LOSER as recent advertisement by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy portrays with their media pictures. Be a virgin.
Teens say they need a strong abstinence message from society. Ninety-three percent of teens say that it is important