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The Commitment to Wait

Research has proven that when a commitment to wait is attached to something beyond ourselves, we are more likely to find success in waiting. We are also more likely to recover well if things don't go as planned. Many of us have seen the videos...

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Lust Is Boring: Ask Jason Anything

  You don't want to miss Jason Evert's recent Lust is Boring podcast episode. Listen, or watch the recording above, as Evert answers questions from listeners about the ins and outs of...

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Lust is Boring

Jason Evert is the bestselling author of more than fifteen books, including The Dating Blueprint and How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul. Jason and his wife, Crystalina, began the Chastity Project to...

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Comprehensive Sex Education in Washington

*Please be advised, the link referenced in this article contains graphic content. In March, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed SB-5395 into law, mandating comprehensive sex education (CSE) for grades K-12. At the time of signing,...

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Teen Sex Decreases

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released their Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) for 2019. It found that less than 40% of high school students in America reported having ever had sexual intercourse.  In 2019, 38.4%...

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Lauren Akins and Thomas Rhett on Saving Sex for Marriage

In May, Lauren Akins, the wife of country singer Thomas Rhett, released a memoir called Live in Love. In it, she shared about the decision that both she and her husband made to save sex for marriage. She wrote, "We were both virgins....

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The Art of Waiting Well

Everyone is waiting for something. Whether you are waiting to hear back on a new job opportunity, an injury to heal or a baby to be born, there are things every day that we have to wait for. At Abstinence Clearinghouse, we talk a lot about waiting to...

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Adolescent Sexual Activity and Suicide

A 2019 study published in Psychiatry Research Journal took a cross-sectional examination of 116,820 adolescents ages 12 to 15 years old from 38 countries who participated in the Global School-based Student Health Survey. The...

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Raising the Bar During COVID-19

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently published a resource called Sexual Health in the SARS-CoV-2 Era. The publication outlines the dangerous possibility of contracting COVID-19 when engaging in sexual activity. According to the...

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Sex Education Programs Under Review

  Many parents across the country are taking full advantage of time at home with their children during the COVID-19 outbreak. For a number of parents, this time serves as an opportunity to compare personal philosophies and convictions...

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