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What is Abstinence?

Abstinence simply means not having sex, and refraining from sexual intercourse. For most people, abstinence is the absence of sexual contact altogether.  It is the

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The Benefits of Abstinence

Abstinence means different things to different people. Most consider abstinence to mean not having vaginal intercourse, particularly to preserve virginity. Others say abstinence means no

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Birth Control Failure Rate Percentages

Different methods of birth control can be highly effective at preventing pregnancy, but birth control failure is more common than most people realize. Here is