Solution for Teen Pregnancy

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Teenagers have a lot of changes in their body and psychology. Teenagers want to be adults although their body develops imperfectly. At this age, they are often curious about the other gender. As a result, teenagers have sex activities for a try. One of the consequences they have to bear is pregnancy due to a lack of birth control methods. Teenage sex has become a serious problem, even though sex actually has consequences, both emotionally and physically. Unfortunately, most teenagers often do not think about sex seriously. As a matter of fact, teen pregnancy has recently increased in the United States because of early puberty, lack of the parents' care, and impact of drugs, sex movies and internet.

Early puberty is often a difficult time for both boys and girls. Unlike other poor nations, food and nutrition in the United States are available to most of the people. Nutrition is an important element to contribute to early puberty in teens.

When teenagers reach puberty, their secondary sex changes occur; this period of life is marked by the onset of menses in females and sperm production in males. Besides, boys and/or girls often get their minds distracted or become clumsy in actions. Because of the changes, teenagers think they have become adults already. Therefore, they determine to show off their being adult by looking for the other half of theirs. Unfortunately, many parents don't realize that their children are changing. Instead, the parents sometimes yell at their children, which makes the children embarassed. Unintentionally, parents block the way for interaction and leave their children alone. In a lonely world, teenagers don't have anyone to confide in, except for their friends. Because of the same age, teenagers share the same view of life. While embarrassed, teenagers might think out slanted. Here is...