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The Right to Resist Peer Pressure

If someone is pressuring you to do anything that’s not right or good for you, you have the right to resist. You have the right to say no, the right not to give a reason why and the right to just walk away from a situation. Resisting peer pressure can be difficult. With a little

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13 Reasons Why: Season Two

Netflix recently released the second season of its original series, 13 Reasons Why, a show that quickly became a cultural phenomenon last summer. In the aftermath of Season One, parents and educators across the country learned that teens want to talk about the difficult issues addressed in the show. Producers say the show was originally created to encourage viewers to

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7 Facts Parents Need to Know About Sexting

  The video above, created by Covenant Eyes, offers seven facts that parents need to know about sexting among teens. Here are three additional tips for parents looking to talk to teens about sexting: 1. Never take images you would not want everyone to see. 2. If you forward a sexual picture of someone underage, you

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Affection Cannot Be Bought

Pressuring someone to have sex is not saying “I love you.”  It is saying “I love me.” Sex is not leverage. Affection cannot be bought. It does not matter how much time someone has spent with you or how much money has been spent on extravagant dates. The four-course meal and dessert they purchased for

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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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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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Worthy of Love and Respect

Respect begins with believing “I am worthy of love.” If you do not believe you are worthy of love and respect, you may allow yourself to be disrespected or disrespect others. Believe that you are worthy of love and honor because God gave us infinite value when He gave His Son for us. He knows

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Practical Purity

When Jordan and her husband met, he was a D1 college football player and she was part of a sorority on campus. On her blog, SoulScripts, Jordan describes the immense pressure and mixed messages the couple was faced with when they chose to save sex for marriage. Learn how they chose to engage in active dating, created

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Does Marriage = Success?

This article from Erin Wildermuth discusses the importance of finding a supportive spouse. She writes, “Though not a necessary prerequisite to success, a supportive, positive partnership brightens the path and smooths the road.” Couples that support each other are more likely to take on more challenges and as a result, have more victories. Her article points to

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Is it Love? 

New relationships are exciting and filled with lots of emotion. With all of these new feelings, how do you determine if it is love or infatuation? Check out the differences below: The Fairy Tale – Infatuation Fall into it suddenly Wants sex or physical intimacy now Emotional ups and downs Emphasizes physical apperance Has an

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