Information about Sex Before Marriage

We found the following report on CNN.com, titled Men have upper hand in sexual economy.  It reports on research on the sexual behaviors of both men and women before marriage and some of the consequences of that behavior. Here is an excerpt.

It’s not a new theory:  As women progress in educational and professional opportunities, their odds of finding a committed man appear to go down. Women in their 40s and 50s have long heard this, but new research finds it’s true for women just entering adulthood as well.

That’s one of the findings in the new book “Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate and Think About Marrying,” by researchers Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker at the University of Texas at Austin.

Read the full article here.

We just have a question for you to consider:  How should the Church respond to this information, if it wishes to welcome young adults in the Community?

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About Rita & Bob Boeke

Rita Boeke has experience teaching scripture and with her husband Bob has experience in enriching marriages through workshops and retreats. They post a weekly blog at thewonderofmarriage.com and co-authored Forever and a Day: An Invitation to Create a Marriage that Lasts a Lifetime.
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