I think part of the issue here is that we tend to forget something very important…
For all of human history, until after World War I, it was very common for teens to marry. Before competing 12 grade and then after completing college (and now completing grad school & becoming established) became the norm, it was very common for teens to marry.
It also wasn’t uncommon in the 19th century for young teens to be in college. One of the seven founders of my college Fraternity was 13 years old when my college fraternity was founded (and yes, he was in college).
Point is, when society placed pressure and laws requiring mandatory school on to teens & young adults, we actually wound up extending their childhood.
Kids grew up much quicker until the 20th century, childhood was shorter. Therefore, once teenage men and women were really feeling sexual urges, they were often already married, or close to it.
In centuries past, it even wasn’t uncommon for some to be married before they really started having sexual urges. So husband and wife grew sexually together.
It’s funny (if that’s the right word), I was discussing yesterday with someone how in generations past, it was not uncommon for people to know not only their great-grandparents, but also their great-great-grandparents (if not occasionally a great-great-great-grandparent.
Today, many of us will lucky to see out grandchildren get married and really lucky to even meet our great-grandchildren.
So with ALL OF THIS SAID, the reason the sexual urge is so strong is because (1) we are supposed to have lots of kids and (2) we are biologically supposed to be getting married much younger than we are today.
As I’ve started to say: “there are a lot of benefits to teen pregnancy.”
I pray this helps. God bless