So, Sex is not all that matters there is so much more to it that needs to be taught before these young teenagers go and do it. I refused to drop out and be another statistic in Espanola. She should have used birth control or condoms; there could have been a way to prevent her from pregnancies. Sexual Education is taught in almost every High School but just the basic things, when the teacher should talk about what happens when you get pregnant. Guys thought I was a whore because I was carrying a baby. Through self-educating ourselves, we obtain knowledge and through knowledge come a transformation of our way of thinking, acting and feeling. We all live and learn from our mistakes. I got pregnant at 18 and had my daughter at My life got put on hold and my soon to be baby was my priority and I had to grow up and take care of her. Parents; teachers, relatives, friends, should teach them the real truth about sex and how it can really damage a teens life. She refers to one girl in particular. It was extremely hard for me, the kids look at me as if I was the worst person. If you would like to read further on this topic and other topics alike or would like to leave a comment based on something you read in this article, visit www. We are influenced by our society, culture and most of all what we perceive. In most American commercials, literally, a man and woman run around chasing each other on a beach half-naked; lovingly they embrace each other and kiss, implying "Forget about reality, let's make love. I personally went through this experience as a teen. How can we deprogram the damage that has been done by the media?