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Virginity pledges are common, but do they work?


sex and science , birth control, "not right now"

Many of us have heard of abstinence-only education. It’s a form of sex-ed where you’re told that not having sex is the only way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This form of sex-ed, which originated in the early 1990s, often involves taking a pledge—or promise—not to have sex until after marriage.