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16 August 2010

How teen sex affects education

Having sex while in a romantic relationship doesn't generally affect teens' grades in school, but casual sex might, a new study shows.

Having sex while in a romantic relationship doesn't generally affect teens' grades in school, but casual sex might, a new study shows.

Compared to abstainers, teens who only have casual sex are at greater risk for lower grades and problems in school, and are more likely to be expelled or suspended, less likely to be attached to school, and less likely to go to college.

 
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