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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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Walmart Removes Cosmopolitan Magazine from Checkouts

Last Wednesday, Walmart announced that it would be removing Cosmopolitan magazines from the checkout lines at over 6,000 store locations protecting minors from the sexually explicit material that Cosmopolitan embodies and perpetuates. “As with all products in our store, we continue to evaluate our assortment and make changes,” Walmart said in a statement released last week. “Walmart

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10 Apps Teens Are Using That Parents Need to Know

  A Royal Stand Against Pornography

A Royal Stand Against Pornography

According to a recent podcast produced by WORLD Magazine, the Kansas City Royals have become the first pro sports team to address the dangers of pornography. With baseball season beginning and the anticipation of another high-stress season, the franchise decided to hold a seminar for players outlining the negative effects of pornography as a part of the team’s leadership training

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Many Women’s Battle

“Being a woman who struggles with lust can feel like being alone in a crowded room,” Marian Jacobs wrote in a recent article. “You think you are the only one tempted when you watch that movie and read that book. Yet the opposite is true.” Jacobs goes on to explain that lust must be redefined. Claiming

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The Significance of a Good Mentor

“Our very brains are shaped and molded by the significant others in our lives, especially those relationships we call role models,” wrote counselor Jim Rose in a recent article published by Covenant Eyes. In the article, Jim explains three ways in which science reveals a need for everyone to have good mentors including how mentors influence the Enteric Nervous

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Pornography’s Long-Term Effects: Erectile Dysfunction

A recent article from the Marriage and Religious Research Institute (MRRI), outlined the effects of pornography on culture over the course of the last ten years. According to MMRI the most telling effect of pornography is the epidemic of erectile dysfunction (ED) among men. “For all of human history this was mainly an older man’s problem,” MMRI

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Being a Safe Source for Conversation

Setting a precedent for how you respond to a teen’s shortcomings and questions is an important indicator of how a teen can expect you to respond to future shortcomings and questions. Your teen will be more apt to see you as a safe source when you show that you care to listen and attempt to understand their world. How

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Parenting Through Spring Break

Spring Break presents a great opportunity for parents to talk to their teens about hook-up culture, sexual assault, binge drinking and drug use. Research affirms that your voice as a parent matters to your teen. Studies show that teens whose parents frequently talk to them about substance abuse are 50 percent less likely to try alcohol or drugs.

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Why Kid’s Need Boundaries

In the video above, Dr. James Dobson illustrates the connection between those who are inadequately exposed to healthy “barriers” and “boundaries” of behavior as children, and those who as young adults excessively wander and meander through their formative years in search of meaning.