Why is it that teen moms seem so common in this country? I grew up in Europe, and I've never even heard of teen moms over there... Most of my friends didn't have kids till well into their 30's. Even looking at statistics, it just doesn't seem to happen over there.
So what is it? Is it lack of sexual education, is it just more acceptable to have kids before you're even done with high school, is it that women don't feel they need to finish college and have an established career first, are women here more likely to settle down and be a "stay at home mom" earlier? Don't get me wrong, I don't think teen moms are necessarily bad moms, but they do miss out on a lot of things... And it does make it harder for them to get a good education/career. So are most of these pregnancies an accident as a result of not being informed enough about birth control, or a deliberate choice, for whatever reason? If so, what reason?
Answer by kayalouise at 7:27 PM on Mar. 14, 2011
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Answer by vbruno at 7:30 PM on Mar. 14, 2011
I have to say that when I was in high school there weren't many girls getting pregnant back then, There were a couple although not nearly as many as there are now. I am not sure exactly what it is although I think it is a combination of things.
Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 7:31 PM on Mar. 14, 2011
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