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...ces for housing, schooling, finances, and other solutions. When teenage mothers are supported by family members, friends, and those within the community they are more likely to be productive, finish college, graduate with a degree, and make a better life for themselves and their children. It is also important that parents talk with their young daughters about the proper concept of love, sex, and relationships in order to prevent these negative influences and behaviors from overwhelming them. Parents should also help their young daughters to distinguish between reality from what they perceive on television. Finally, fathers should take the initiative to have a conversation with their sons about being accountable for their actions when they are challenged with becoming a first time father to their significant other and try to make the relationship work out if possible.
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