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Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

According to an article published by the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), research now shows that divorce or separation from a parent or guardian is one of the top two most adverse childhood experiences nationally. And which parent is the one a child is least likely to live with after divorce or another type of separation? That’s right. It is

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Let’s Move In Together

More than 70% of couples in the United States cohabitate before marriage despite research confirming that living together before marriage increases the chance of divorce, leads to less satisfaction and poor communication in marriage, and increases levels of domestic violence. But why? In Chastity Projects recent article, Let’s Move In Together, author Megan Finegan debunks three

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Cosmo Glamorizes Sexual Promiscuity

The Journal of Law and Social Deviance (LSD), a peer-reviewed journal affiliated with Florida International University, recently published an article, The ‘Cosmo Girl’ Invades Middle Schools: Grooming Girls for Disease and Depression. Author and researcher Dr. Judith Reisman describes how Cosmopolitan, supposedly aimed at adult women, uses teen television stars and teen influencers on its covers to lure young women

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The Law of Diminishing Return

A guy said to his date, ” I don’t make a move on you for four dates.” If that isn’t love, then I don’t know what is. Not every guy is trying to use you, you know. If you’re with a guy with “Russian hands” and “Roman fingers”, it may be wise to heed these

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Teaching Critical Consumerism

Have you ever been with your teen in the car and heard a sexually degrading song lyric or found yourself changing the channel during a family night? Next time you find yourself in a situation where a song or television show is controversial, ask your teen to interpret what moral is being compromised or challenged.

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Dating: It’s (Not) Complicated

  In the video above, Jason Evert explains how to eliminate the confusion and drama of modern dating relationships. “If you win him with your body, you will keep him with your body,” Jason explains. Physical attraction can be replicated in the same way pleasure can be replicated in relationships that are not grounded in commitment.

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Myth: You Need to Be Sexually Compatible

“You should have sex with the people you date because you need to know you are sexually compatible.” This myth would not be a myth if sex were static. But it is not. Even secular sex columnists agree that sex is composed of learned “skills.” Indeed, sex requires a level of communication, practice and patience. This reality

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Effects of Family Structure on Children’s Health

According to Marripedia, children raised in intact families tend to be healthier, have better access to health care and exhibit less emotional and behavioral difficulties as compared to children raised in non-intact families. However, the percent of married-parent families has significantly declined over the past 50 years, while the proportion of divorced, cohabiting and single-parent families

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Commitment Yields True Happiness

People tend to move from place to place with the hope of starting anew. They tend to travel around the world, looking to find themselves, intending to escape their troubles. In response to this, Seneca, a Roman philosopher from the 2nd century once wrote, “Your faults will follow you withersoever you travel.” Even though Seneca

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Three Benefits to Marriage

Many people are hesitant to take the deep plunge into married life. Such a commitment is a sacrifice. Yet amidst the hardships that inevitably come with marriage, the personal and social benefits are unprecedented. Here are three unique benefits that come with the commitment of marriage. Lower Cortisol Levels: This stress hormone, when produced in excess,

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