Most sexually experienced teens wish they had waited. More than two-thirds of sexually experienced teens express regrets about having sex so soon. Broken down by gender, 60% of boys expressed regret and 77% of girls wish they had waited. * These statistics indicate that sexually experienced teens are open to a different choice in the future. Renewing an abstinence lifestyle can resonate with sexually experienced teens and research validates this to be the case for many.
*Albert, B. (2007). With One Voice 2007. Washington, DC: the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy