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Why would an 18-year-old girl have unprotected sex with a man between the ages of 36 and 50, after she has gone out with him several times? This man has asked her mother if she was 18 because he did not want to have sex with a minor.

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Here are some reasons that come to mind:

not enough attention from her own father
she is immature
rebelling from overly strict parenting
low self esteem
the man made her feel loved in the moment
she wanted to feel loved and cherished in the moment
she didn't want the man to lose interest in her
she thought she was in love with him
she hadn't realized that the difference in age could present problems in the future
he promised to withdraw his penis before he ejaculated
she is not properly educated about pregnancy and STD's

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Questions pertaining to children's behaviour - Toddlers to Teenagers

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Mum of 4 grown children Parent Educator for 5 years Primary teacher for over 5 years Childcare worker for over 4 years Nanny for 3 years

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PELT Parent Education Leadership Training - Swinburne University of Technology - Prahran, Victoria. Diploma of Teaching -Primary Certificate III in Community Services (Children's Services)

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