Teenage Pregnancy : Negative And Or Positive Influence On Sexually Active Teens

1015 Words Oct 6th, 2014 5 Pages
It has been argued that the Show “Teen Mom 2” has a negative and or positive influence on sexually active teens. Also that teens across the world are not receiving enough sexual education. This is resulting in an increased amount of unexpected teen pregnancies, or doing it just to get some fame and attention out of the “teen mom status”. Teenage pregnancy has been a problem throughout the world, especially in the United States, for a couple of generations now. Rates among teens had been declining for awhile, but are starting to take a turn and increase again. This is still a significant problem, even though some people do not perceive it as a problem at all. I feel like the show “Teen Mom 2” shows the side on how to deal with an unexpected pregnancy, and the right way to balance life through continuing education, getting support from family and jobs, all while still trying to maintain a mother and father relationship. It shows it is not the end of the world, but it is not influencing teenagers to get pregnant.
There are many reasons as to why it is such a huge social issue. There is not a clear answer as to why teens are going out and having sex at such young ages, except for the reasoning that they are just curious or that they do not want to be known as a prude. Getting pregnant is an unanticipated result for most teens because they did not think it would happen to them. The women on “Teen Mom 2” all started on a show called “16 and pregnant”. Each girl has a…

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