WHAT TEENS WISH OTHER TEENS KNEW ABOUT PREVENTING TEEN PREGNANCY When it comes to teen pregnancy – why it happens and how to prevent it – teens get loads of advice from adults, but they aren’t often asked to offer their own. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy set out to change this by […]

In A Relationship

In A Relationship Courtesy  What do you want in a relationship? Whether you’re single or dating, what do you want in a relationship? Positive Qualities to Live By and Look For Here are eight positive qualities to strive for; but equally important, you should look for these qualities in your choice of boyfriend/girlfriend. Be sure […]

Talking to Your Grandparents About Sex

Talking to Your Grandparents About Sex   My grandmother’s advice about sex began and ended with “DON’T DO IT!” Fortunately, my mother was a little more receptive to the conversation. But what do you do when your grandmother (or grandfather) are the ONLY options you might have? The reality is, your grandparents have information that […]

PID — What the heck is it?

PID — What the heck is it? Most of us shy away from the discussions of sexually transmitted diseases. Understandably so, it’s just plain uncomfortable. Sometimes uncomfortable is a good thing though. It can help and maybe even prevent pain or difficulty in the long run. So, here we are getting all uncomfortable together… This […]

Abstinence: A Positive Approach

Helping You Resist Sexual Pressure You might be more likely to have sex if: Entering puberty early Socialize with others who approve of and encourage sexual activity Place little value on education Have a poor relationship with your parents, particularly a father Rarely attend religious instruction or services   Did you answer yes to any […]

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