posted by Chimp on .
I have to do an assignment in my health class but, I'm have a little trouble doing it. I need to write 5 letter responses. I wonder anyone could help me if you can.
Assignment: Healthy Decision Making -- Sexual Discussions
I don’t want to become sexually active yet, but I’m really afraid of losing my girlfriend/boyfriend. What do I do?
Boyfriends/girlfriends come and go. Abstinence is a one shot deal. Also, someone that is pressuring you to do something you don't want to do probably isn't a good person to be going out with.
Tell the partner clearly how you feel. If s/he really cares about you (rather than your body), s/he may be a little frustrated, but they should understand and respect your wishes. If not, as Dan indicates, find someone else who will respect your wishes.
Here is an article that relates tangentially:
I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.