Some have reasoned that only sexual intercourse is actually sex and so anything else is because it isn’t really sex and so it isn’t really wrong.
This intuitive guide was designed with youth leaders and parents/guardians in mind.
We understand that speaking to teens about the sensitive topics of sex and dating can be overbearing.
It has been well documented that exposure to large amounts of sexually oriented content changes the way a society views sex—especially how the young people view it.
The result is that by age 15, 44 percent have engaged in some level of sexual activity and by graduation from high school, that figure is over 80 percent.
Living in such a society, even teens regularly attending church can be confused about what is right and what is wrong.
If you want to live a life that is pleasing to God, what is acceptable to do on a date and what is not?And they have also been able to determine that the sexual union creates a bond between a man and woman that is created in no other way.God created the sexual union to bind a husband and wife ever closer together—making their marriage stronger as the years go by!It is no shock to you when I say that we live in a world and society today that is obsessed with sex.Sex is used to sell everything from cars to soft drinks to chewing gum to a new football league.The same research has also determined that this bond exists only in a monogamous relationship (an exclusive relationship between one man and one woman). What is acceptable behavior for teens and single young adults sexually? As we’ve already mentioned, many people today feel that sex refers only to sexual intercourse and, therefore, not fondling and petting.