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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 […]

Dear Future Husband

At the age of twelve, Jordan Lee wrote a letter to her future husband telling him of her commitment to save herself only for him. In her recent blog post, Jordan admits that her 12-year-old promise proved challenging as she got older. “That sounds like a pretty easy gig at 12 before puberty and cute boys […]

Flirting on Social Media

Flirting over social media has become a trend among many teens. This new form of flattery fueled by emojis, likes, and comments, is now a means of increasing teen self-esteem. Posting selfies and staged photos has now become a “norm”. Wired.com recently reported that young adults receiving less than their desired amount of “likes” on an […]