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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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Teaching Sexual Integrity and Virtue

Our culture promotes a twisted view of sexuality. We live in a society that attempts to indoctrinate kids from every avenue: TV, social media, music and even public sex education. Our culture is not ashamed to talk about sex; therefore, parents...

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Shifting Online Boundaries for Relationships

The 2019 State of Our Unions Report from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, called iFidelity, found that today's young adults are more likely to cross online boundaries related to sex and romance and likely...

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Teen Vogue Encourages Sexting Amidst Quarantine

  As self-quarantining continues across the nation in the midst of COVID-19, teens are spending even more time using technology. Phones have gone beyond being the primary means of socialization for teens, they are now the only means of...

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Daughters and Dating

Many parents have seen a version of an "Application for Permission to Date My Daughter" as it is often shared on social media. For those who have not seen the application, it is a lighthearted joke that parents share to emphasize just how valuable...

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Risk the Breakup

Risk is scary. Risk means leaving the safety of your comfort zone. But risk is a necessary part of life. Those who are unwilling to take risks often find themselves trapped in situations they don't want to be in. And Christians cannot be afraid of...

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Sadie's Story

Sadie Robertson became famous for being the daughter of Phil Robertson, the lead on the hit TV series Duck Dynasty and a season of Dancing with the Stars. But Sadie has since made a name for herself, touring the country preaching the Gospel to...

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C.S. Lewis on Pursuing Chastity

In one of his most famous books, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis gives advice on growing in the virtue of chastity that still rings true. He offers three steps for those looking to pursue a chaste life: You need to want to grow in...

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MYTH: My Future Spouse Will Complete Me

Loneliness can be one of the most difficult feelings we as humans can experience. For many singles, the feeling of loneliness can be a motivating factor in seeking to find the perfect spouse. However, attempting to find the perfect spouse can...

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Have You Had 'The Prom Talk' With Your Teen?

With spring comes the anticipation of prom season for thousands of parents and teens. Formal attire is purchased, hair appointments are scheduled and arrangements to take pictures at a unique location are made...

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