Accuracy of the Summaries
The summaries of the studies on this website have gone through an extensive review process to ensure that the summaries are accurate. The following are the steps of the review process:

  1. As promoters of chastity and abstinence as the only way to lower or eliminate the risk of both unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, we search for studies in six areas: "Today's Risky Lifestyle Behavior," “The Media’s Influence on Behavior,” "Today's Danger with Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases," "Why Contraception is Not the Answer," and "Why Abortion is Not the Answer" and “The Consequences for the Future.” After obtaining a study, it is read by staff with academic degrees in Nursing, Social Work, or Sociology.

  2. A summary is written and reviewed by executive and legal staff.

  3. Each summary and study is sent to a review committee made up of medical doctors, nurses, doctors of epidemiology, and communication experts.

  4. Corrections and adjustments, if any, are made to the summaries before they are posted to the website and sent to subscribers through the e-mail subscription service.
    You can read the studies yourself by obtaining them. We have provided the citation following the summary of each study.

What the Summaries are not
The summaries are not a review of the accuracy of the studies. Many of the actual studies have been peer-reviewed by the publication that originally published them. Some of the studies may not have been peer-reviewed; but may be initial findings that require further research.

Study Selection
We select materials that confirm abstinence as the healthiest lifestyle for unmarried young adults today. The materials recite health statistics and/or describe medical risks from recently published articles and studies and include citations to legitimate authorities.

In addition, recent developments in health and science are shared so you are provided with relevant information to enable you to make an educated and informed decision about what to do. Some of this information is initial research that may require further study and research. Some studies we summarize may conflict with other published scientific studies. We believe you have a right to this conflicting information to decide how to proceed.

Fair Use Notice:
The studies summarized in the Love Facts may be copyrighted material, and the use of them on may not have been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available on a non-profit basis for educational and discussion purposes only. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided in 17 USC § 107. For more information go to: If you intend to use copyrighted material from this site, you should determine if you need to obtain permission from the copyright owner.


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