Argumentative Essay On Sex Before Marriage

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Sex before marriage is very often a touchy subject. However, I feel that sex before marriage is a very important subject that is not brought up and talked about enough. There are many different viewpoints brought to the table when talking about this particular subject. The standards of society are constantly changing. One sign of this change is that nowadays many young adults seem to be open to premarital sex. Although I have heard many good arguments from people both pro- and anti- sex before marriage, I have yet to change my stance on this matter. In my opinion, having sexual intercourse before getting married is absolutely a bad tendency in our society. In today’s society women are not held to that same standard as men are when it comes…show more content…
The typical morals that were set in the early times are not the same social norms we have in the 21st century. In today 's society, it is perfectly fine to lose your virginity at a young age or even as an adult, as long as you are using protection and other alternative methods such as birth control to reduce your risks of teen pregnancy. I was sixteen years old when I first got on birth control. Although I was still a virgin up until my senior year my grandmother still didn’t want to take that chance and not try to protect me from jeopardizing my future by getting pregnant before I graduated from high school because condoms are not 100% effective. Although I was raised in a Christian household and was taught that you should always value your virginity at that age the person I lost it to I thought I was “madly in love” with them. Sex is perceived to be a great thing from the time we are young from television shows, movies, magazines, and from older friends. It’s a form of satisfaction sex is all over society and it’s absolutely normal. It’s almost impossible to even engage in television shows without seeing people kissing intimately, or even having sex. I believe that sex before marriage is ok for couples in a committed relationship, who are of age and capable of making of responsible decisions. Also, I think that many people have a misunderstanding about sex. Sometimes religion can…show more content…
The reason why I said I was mutual is because I am not a virgin myself but and I don’t regret losing my virginity because I still value myself and who I choose to give myself up. That doesn’t lower my chances of finding my fairytale husband because if God blesses with one anything I did before him wouldn’t matter because he would accept all my flaws the same way I would accept his. On the opposing side of the argument I do know that waiting until marriage is the right thing to do and it avoids a lot of consequences such as heart breaks, sexual transmitted diseases, and unexpected pregnancies. Therefore, I am very open minded to both sides of the argument and I respect each one of them and respect them both equally because I can relate to both sides of the arguments due to my personal beliefs and from a reflection on the decisions I chose to make in my teenage
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