The mother of a 17-year-old girl was concerned that her
daughter was having sex.
Worried the girl might become pregnant and adversely impact
the family's status, she consulted the family doctor. The
doctor told her that teenagers today were very willful and
any attempt to stop the girl would probably result in
rebellion. He then told her to arrange for her daughter to
be put on birth control and until then, talk to her and give
her a box of condoms.
Later that evening, as her daughter was preparing for a
date, the woman told her about the situation and handed her
a box of condoms.
The girl burst out laughing and reached over to hug her
"Oh Mom! You don't have to worry about that! I'm dating