Chapter 1Introduction to the studyBackground of the study and theoretical framework:Every individual is a sex being, and a human sexual behavior fascinates usall. The students taking Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering must not bedeprived of the opportunity to explore human sexuality, after all, this areaconstitutes an important part of psychological knowledge which we should not beignorant with.Premarital sex or commonly known as PMS is a serious issue confrontingcollege student. Sexual temptations certainly exist in students. Students are morecut-off from familial restriction. They are confronted with peer pressure somestudents fall into promiscuous behavior with cut even; at fist; recognizing just howfar they have fallen. For them sex is reduced to an easy source of pleasure andrelease, totally divorced from love and marriage. Other student, however, may findsomeone special, perhaps the person they hope to marry, and feel that their “love”legitimizes PMS with in a monogamous relationship like never before, students inthis situation may begin to ask question and examine the sexual values they havebeen taught.Aside from that, to probe deeper about the influence of certain views andawareness on premarital sex of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime UniversityMolo students, the study will be conducted.This study is conducted in order to determine the level of awareness on theeffect of premarital sex among marine engineering students at John B. LacsonFoundation Maritime University Molo.The conceptual framework is summarized in figure1.
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Type of residentsDependentVariable
Level of awareness on theeffects of premarital sex