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The Digital Dating Revolution

Dating in a world of digital communication has put a spin on teen relationships. In an article published by Focus on the Family, one mother reported that she was stunned to learn that dating to her daughter meant Facebook messaging with a boy in her class and changing her status to “in a relationship.” According […]

Have You Had ‘The Prom Talk’ With Your Teen?

With spring comes the anticipation of prom season for thousands of teens. Formal attire is purchased, hair appointments are scheduled and arrangements to take pictures at a unique location are made in preparation for the big day. Amidst all the excitement, do not lose the opportunity to talk to your teen about the pressures they may […]

How Far Is Too Far?

Quite possibly the most terrifying question a teen can ask an abstinence educator is “How far is too far?”. According to abstinence advocate Chad Etzel, “this question assumes that acts of arousal are only more intense forms of affection, that sexual touching is only a more intense form of holding hands. In reality, we express […]

What Does It Mean to “Guard Your Heart”?

Many people use the phrase “guard your heart” when discussing relationships. Although it sounds like an old phrase, knowing how to protect yourself from emotional heartache is important. Guarding your heart is less about controlling your feelings and more about controlling your thoughts, because thoughts ultimately lead to actions. Don’t allow yourself to become a […]

Millennial Views on Cracked Phones and Casual Sex

A recent article in USA Today says it all: “Survey: Sleeping together before a first date is a-OK, but cracked phones are a put off.” The story focuses primarily on the attitudes millennials have towards dating and relationships. According to the annual Singles in America survey, funded by Dallas-based dating service Match, 34 percent of singles have sex before […]

Power At Your Fingertips

Four engineers were inspired to make a product that would empower others. As a result, Undercover Colors was created. Undercover Colors is a wearable nail tech that identifies the presence of common date rape drugs in a variety of beverages through color change. The Problem: The Undercover Colors Team has this to say about their […]

Dear Future Husband

  “I started writing letters to my future husband when I was 13. Like most girls, I dreamed about what my future husband would be like. At first, my letters included a lot of silly facts about my life and guesses as to how we’d meet (if we hadn’t already!). But as time passed, my heart began […]

When You Can’t Work it Out

You liked him and he liked you. You thought it was meant to be but now it’s obvious that the relationship is not going to work. You’ve officially broken up, but now what? Here are two things to do when you can’t work it out: 1. Forgive Freely No matter how long it takes, choose […]

5 Signs It’s Time to Move On

There are too many great people in the world to settle on someone who is not right for you. There is also no reason to spend time with someone until you fill the spot with the “right person.” If any of the following five description rings true in your current relationship, it may be time […]

MYTH: My Future Spouse Will Complete Me

Share Loneliness can be one of the most difficult things we as humans can experience. For many singles, the feeling of loneliness can be a motivating factor in finding the perfect spouse. However, finding the perfect spouse can drive a person to give up a healthy relationship for fear there is a better person out there. The desire to find […]