There is so much pseudoscience coming out that says it is healthier to have sex before marriage, but this is simply not true.

Let’s get the obvious out of the way. The only way to completely avoid Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) is to not have sex. Condoms can reduce the chance of contracting an STD, but they are by no means full-proof.

The mental health aspect of this whole discussion is something that is often forgotten. But there was a study done, cited by heritage.org that says depression rates among teens are about 3x higher when a teen is sexually active when compared to their inactive counterparts.

It is far more healthy to wait for marriage.

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