Abstinence

What's the Deal with Oral Sex?

“Guess what I did last night??” Ana asked in a loud whisper as we sat down at the cafeteria table. Before I could even get a word out she squealed “I gave Joey a blow job!” I s... Read More

Is Abstinence for You?

The risks of having unprotected sex can be pretty scary—so is it all even worth it?  Teens are pressured to have sex all the time by their peers and the media.  I know it sometimes feels lik... Read More

Ready or Not- Checking in

So far we have heard four people’s stories of their first times. While these stories are about people we know, I think that most of us can relate to the different experiences or feelin... Read More

Ready or Not - Part Four

Catelynn* is 20 and a sophomore in college.  This is her story: I’m waiting to have sex—maybe until marriage, or maybe until I find the right person.  Sometimes people ask... Read More

Introducing: The Ready or Not Mini-Series

The bloggers at TeenSource know there isn't a "one size fits all" answer when it comes to teens and sex. We have been talking to our friends about their first times, and also to some of ... Read More

Alternatives to sex: Time for some REAL suggestions!

Let’s say you’re dating or hooking up with someone, but you’ve decided not to have sex (oral, anal, or vaginal). This could be for any number of reasons: you’re both waiting until your STD test result... Read More