Why Girls Get Pregnant at 19; Finally some real answers
We get pregnant because we feel that the only form of love has to be physical. Because our daddies or mommies werenâ€™t in our lives. We get pregnant because we thought he was the one. And because when our friends tried to tell us he was bullshitting we wouldnâ€™t believe them. We get pregnant because unprotected sex is the only way to make sure we arenâ€™t second best. We get pregnant because we have low self-esteem and the only confidence that we can seem to muster is from the feeling of slighted appreciation from some dusty ass guy. We get pregnant because we werenâ€™t acknowledging our own sexual health or donâ€™t comprehend the importance of taking care of ourselves inside and out. We get pregnant because we think condoms are whack and we are trying to grow up a little too fast. We get pregnant because living off of someone elseâ€™s money (welfare) is more attractive than getting up of our lazy asses to actually apply our able-bodied selves. We get pregnant because weâ€™re lost and itâ€™s a cry for help. We get pregnant because we donâ€™t know no better. And we need someone smart, wiser, and older to help us know better.
We get pregnant becauseâ€¦wellâ€¦society told us we would. There are statistics to prove itâ€¦right?
To some extent these are excuses and truths. But the real question now is what are we going to do about it? Because we need less MEâ€™s running around in the world adding to the statistic.
This is my story. Whatâ€™s yours?
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