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I Think That Condoms Should Be Available In High Schools

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    Definitely

    I've already posted my views on sex education on a thread about that topic.  To give my views in a nutshell, I believe it should start young.  When I was going through schools, I did not get any proper sex education until I was 16+, and even then it was really just...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 13 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    " I Am Sure That Would Help......"

    lessen the number of teen pregnancies and definitely help stop some of the Venereal Diseases. Let's face the fact. Teenagers know what sex is and most spend a lot of their time thinking about sex, and hoe to "get some"...I am sure that kids know more abut sex than most adults...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F Jan 3, 2012

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    Evolution Only Too.

    sex education and mandated evolution only. Write it into the bloody constitution.Also require that private education follow suit. All education should be considered at least PARTIALLY public and thus capable of it. No religious education what so ever.That's what Church is for, in...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 23, 2012

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    Prevention Is Better Than Cure

    If a youngster wants to start having sex then they will, regardless of what adults tell them. It's better that they are provided with what they need to be careful rather than them taking risks and ending up a parent at 14, having an abortion or catching some STD. We all need...
    MementoMori1983 MementoMori1983 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Sure, Why Not.

    Sure why not, When I was in high school the condoms were bought at the local drugs store.. I'm not sure how it's distributed but at least put a dispensing machine in the restrooms. I believe in the slogan (***,GRASS.GAS no one rides free) A buck to ***.. not a bad price.alway...
    daysleeper2 daysleeper2 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Living Proof Of That One..

    I mean, I'm not saying that my ex wouldn't have gotten pregnant if there had been condoms at the school.. Because it hadn't been a planned thing and I hate condoms with a passion.. But a lot of people go to parties KNOWING exactly what they're going to do with the people there...
    StrippedxPride487 StrippedxPride487 18-21, M Jul 17, 2011

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    is there a big difference in quality

    or is it ok to buy the cheap ones ? they kinda expensive
    Clarissa01 Clarissa01 13-15, F May 1

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    I Thought They Were

    I think people should not have sex without one... if you are planning a baby get tested before as herpes in women can mean you having to have a Cesarean birth... aids and heaps of other std are still around ... but condoms do not protect as much as most people think! the man who...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 15, 2011

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    NaughtY YoungsterS !

      Yeah I agree that Condoms should be available in High Schools Since we couldnt stop THose youngsterS From having SEx anywaY Thus Prevention Is always Better Than curE If I were high school Girl I would say the same Plus ! Condoms Should be Available in Colleges &...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 26-30, F 22 Responses May 30, 2009

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    Yes

    It's good idea for High Schools to have condoms. Safe sex is better than unsafe sex.    
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Noodlehead, This Is For You, Idiot X

    T his is in response to a pm I got telling me to grow up and stop being a jerk because a comment I left a few days ago.     I went to a Catholic school. Despite our year group being a little more promisucous than the one above us and the ones below, we only had one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    Humans Are Animals!

    I am not familar with the educational systems of countries outside of the US.  I just know the we suck. Sexual education needs to start much earlier.  Instead of starting in fourth grade it really needs to start in second.  Not so much teaching about...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2009

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    Think Better Education Need To Be There

    think kids need to know ant tyime youhave bear skin contach even with no penaration there is a risk fo having a baby even if you are still a virgin
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Nov 23, 2011

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    ..

    I believe that condoms should be available in high schools, even middle schools, because teens, even pre-teens are having sex, and I much rather them being protective than unprotected. of course, I don't believe anyone under the age of 18 should be having sex, but lets face it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    In All Honesty

    I think they should be available in high schools because it's inevitable - there will always be kids that will screw around. People should learn to accept this reality instead of denying it. At least the STD/unwanted pregnancy rate would go down if condoms were actually...
    lntel lntel 22-25 3 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    Um Yeah

    In case anyone was wondering, teens are having sex more now than ever, and teen pregnancy is on the rise. I think we should all remove our heads from our  A_S_S_E_S  and start providing condoms, don't you? Seems the abstinence speeches aren't exactly working. Let's...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Whose Right Or Responsibility Is It to Make Such Decsisions?

    It is the most wonderful, uplifting and glorious experience that most human beings will ever experience in this life. When two people, in a loving committed relationship, engage in sexual intimacy, where both are giving in a way that creates a synergy, where they both receive...
    grailsearcher grailsearcher 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    Lower Teen Pregnancy..

    I think if they give free condoms in high school it might lower the teen pregnancy rate.
    ascs ascs 22-25, F 7 Responses May 13, 2009

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    It Will Save Them From Possible Getting Embarressed In Stores

    i got embarressed the first time i wantede to buy a condom and if they handed them out in school maybe it wouldnt have happened and any question i had wouldnt have embarresseed me cuz they would be trained to answer the question on size of what sizes of condoms their are
    johny4 johny4 18-21, M Apr 28, 2010

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    Yes

        i know that if you go to a nurses office in h.s. you can get condoms . but  i think we can do better.  how about a basket or something near the vending machines or in a vending machine that is free. something that is not upfront . for those people who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    The Lesser Of Two Evils

    Anyone who's a parent knows that once puberty hits, all bets are off when it comes to stopping their kids from having sex at some point. For some, they succeed in convincing their kids to either hold off on it, or at the very least, make sure that they not only use protection...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Aug 22, 2012

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    Untitled

    im writtting this paper and i need some help.....if you do or do not think this leave me a message or comment or something...i need some help from yall. please?     should condoms be available in high schools?
    noodlehead noodlehead 16-17, F 7 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Condoms And High Schools

    I don't have any experience with condoms and high schools, except this funny story. Back in the '70s I was a substitute teacher in a high school speech class. Only one student admitted to having a speech ready to give, and she had a representative of Planned Parenthood meeting...
    Kalmiopsis Kalmiopsis 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2012

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    From Day One ....

    I believe that condoms should be available free of charge at high school. Preaching and teaching abstinence does not work. The only way to stop HIV, other STDs and unplanned pregnancies is to except the fact that teens ARE having sex. Talk to them about it - and make...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    As y'all might already know, my mind stays busy. Any hoot, as I went on my shopping adventure earlier, I came across something I saw and it just made me stop and think. Condoms...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 6 Responses May 3

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    and that it's not good for anyone, the fact that it is daily now. I live in Germany and there are indeed people fighting for their existence. But then again the biggest part of...
    lillianpace lillianpace 22-25, F May 4

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    Wanna know what chaps my ***???? Them ppl who think are living high on the hog, yet broke as a joke......IDIOTS!!!
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Concerns about Mold in Florida SchoolsUnfortunately, Florida is a great incubator for mold, with high humidity and plenty of rain almost year round, mold can’t help to grow...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 27

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    Defining myself with words, putting me in a frame of definitions, and introducing I as I see me, are what I have tried to avoid until now. That's only because I believe human is...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yesterday was my last day in high school. It's not official yet because we still need to pass our exams, but we had a graduation party. It was so awesome that I still feel the vibe...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I use the pill. I don't like condoms because they make sex feel artificial, like I want skin to skin, not skin to rubber. It feels nice but nothing beats actual human touch. xx
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2 18-21, F 23 Responses May 1

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    Peter Maatouk is a well-practiced lawyer with expertise in real estate, online divorce, home loans, and other laws. He is also a fully licensed and accredited home loan broker and...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F May 6

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    I am 15 years old and i need to buy condoms. Im scared to go buy them
    denaliboy123 denaliboy123 22-25, M 1 Response May 9

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    My first didn't even question me when I went bare, even had condoms next to the bed ready, wasn't until after that I even asked if she was on the pill
    HadesRivers HadesRivers 31-35, M May 12

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    My wife uses the pill but when playing with others we use condoms. Don't care for them but better same than sorry!
    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    In my usual depression I was also considering the massive overpopulation problem. Some estimate a sustainable human population for Earth to be about 2 billion, our population is...
    minatek616 minatek616 22-25, M 1 Response May 4

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    I am the librarian for my schools band.
    EmRose197 EmRose197 18-21, F a week ago

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    I would really like to meet a girl who wants to have a baby. Or rather, babies. Like, now. You could move in with me, and we would just never use any birth control. I think about...
    ResonanceField ResonanceField 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The second an alternative becomes available, I'm gone here. The management style on here simply doesn't work at all and the team seems to be too obnoxious to make things better...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    I think the problem here is the word 'rules', that implies so many negative and controlling connotations. It seems that at the age that sexual urges begin to present in children is...
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    (*see previous story of mine*) So as I said in my previous story, there was a boy that i helped during a fight with another boy who verbally bullied him; the bullied boy got...
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    This literally happened today- Was in the bathroom and two younger guys were in a 'fight' (basically grabbing each other at the shirts) The one boy said something to the other...
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 23

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