Published online Jan
Sexual Intercourse and the Age Difference Between Adolescent Females and Their Romantic Partners
Add Health respondents ranged in age from 18 years to 26 years at wave 3. Therefore, both the age of an adolescent female and the age of her older partner have an important influence on whether a romantic relationship includes intercourse. Because many STIs are asymptomatic and self-reports of symptoms correlate poorly with biologic tests for STI, using self-reports probably results in substantial underreporting of STI Sex differences in cooperative play Fig. There is still much to learn about the timing and the quality and quantity of particular behavior patterns occurring in romantic relationships across the age spectrum of young teenagers e.