Abstinence is For Lovers!© Day 2 – Curriculum

PLEASE NOTE!! THIS CURRICULUM IS IN PROGRESS. PLEASE USE WHAT YOU CAN, GIVING CREDIT TO THIS PhysiciansForLife.org WEBSITE, AND KNOW THAT THESE PAGES WILL INCREASE WITH TIME.             Abstinence is For Lovers!ã DAY 2 [Again, smile, walk among the group and talk before class about the weather, classes, whatever.] Yesterday, we talked about STDs – pretty gross, aren’t they? We only mentioned 5 – remember there are at least 8 major ones and at least 50 known STDs floating around out there. You can be sure there are several right here in your own school – in every school. It’s not just “low-life” who get STDs. Every one who is having sex is fair game. Play now, pay later… It may seem hard to say “no” to sex.  But wait till you say “yes”! Then your problems REALLY begin! Worry about STDs and pregnancy; worry about keeping your partner; jealousy, envy, anger, lack of trust. Lots of stuff to make you really miserable. And remember [use Alert! Transparency]:       We DO NOT KNOW the long-term effects of most of these STDs because they have not been around long enough to study them for 20-30 years;      If a person has 1 STD, it is very likely that the person has MORE THAN ONE STD;      The chance of acquiring HIV INCREASES DRAMATICALLY if the person already has an STD such as HPV, Herpes, Gonorrhea, or Chlamydia [because the STD provides an opening into the body]       “The Pill”, "The Shot", and "The Patch” provide NO PROTECTION AGAINST ANY STD – they may actually increase the chances of females getting...