Depending on who you ask, a one-night stand can be a defining moment in one’s life or it can fall in the category of life’s biggest regrets. Just like anything else in life there is always two sides of a spectrum and unfortunately if you are a male or female you have been on both sides — unless you are saving yourself for marriage then kudos to you. Being the male that I am it leads me to believe that one-night stands are not that bad after all. Just hear me out.
I got a rose last Valentine’s Day like so many other women. My rose was not from someone special, though. It was from the clinic where I got tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea, the two most common sexually transmitted diseases, according to Planned Parenthood.
There were 305,388 babies born to U.S. mothers ages 15–19 in 2012, and according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC,) ironically enough, this rate has continually declined in recent years. The trend could be the result of MTV’s “Teen Mom,” or “Mean Girls’” Regina’s mother (Amy Pohler,) style parenting regarding sex; “Can I get you guys anything? Some snacks? A condom?”