Consider why you want to have sex. Answer some of the following questions to gain a better understanding of yourself:

Why do you want to have sex?

a) Because it feels good
b) Because my girlfriend / boyfriend expects it
c) I think I have to; it’s a part of relationships
d) To prove my love to my girlfriend / boyfriend

If a pregnancy or STD was discovered, would my relationship survive?

a) Probably not
b) Definitely not
c) I hope so
d) Yes

If I stopped having sex, would my partner dump me?

a) No, but there would be pressure
b) Yes, definitely
c) I would be too scared to let them know I want to stop
d) No, our relationship would continue

Am I satisfied emotionally with my partner?

a) Our friendship isn’t what it was before sex
b) Friendship? It’s all sex.
c) I just wonder if there’s more…
d) Yes

Take a look at your answers from the quiz and determine if sex is the best choice for you and your relationship right now. If you need someone to talk to about this or other issues, get in touch with YLC – we’re here for you.

We believe that your life counts, and you are a person worth waiting for. Your physical, emotional and mental health is irreplaceable and we want to encourage you to make the decision that you feel is best. There is no sex safer than no sex, and you deserve to have the best.

Remember that you are important. Your life counts, and you can make a difference in this world. If you ever need to talk about this or anything else, feel free to get in touch with us. We’re here for you.