Adolescent’s Sexual Behavior Trends: Describing Father's Parenting Styles and the Impact Towards Academic Success

Yusmansyah ., Diah Utaminingsih, Budi Kadaryanto


Fathers had an important role for adolescents so that adolescents could avoid premarital sexual behavior. This study aims to determine the level of relationship between fathers and adolescents towards the tendency of free sexual behavior and its impact on academic achievement tendency. This study was a mixed research method using survey and interview methods. The research sample was 283 semester 2 and 4 students who had dated or were dating. Samples were selected using proportional sampling. Data were collected using a questionnaire and the interview protocol. Data were analyzed using descriptive quantitative analysis. The results showed that the lower the relationship between fathers and female adolescents, the greater the chance for the tendency of teenage free sexual behavior. The tendency of sexual activity experienced by adolescents was also high and had an impact on the unsatisfactory academic achievement.

Keywords: father’s parenting, adolescent, sexual behavior, academic success.

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/11-16-01

Publication date:August 31st 2021

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