Three Ways to Use Social Media Positively

By Rubina Kapil on June 19, 2019 “While notable shares [of teens] say they at times feel overwhelmed by the drama on social media and pressure to construct only positive images of themselves, they simultaneously credit these online platforms with several positive outcomes – including strengthening friendships, exposing them to different viewpoints and helping people […]


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 […]


MY GIRLFRIEND’S PREGNANT!!! WHAT DO I DO NOW???!!! Are your feelings: Shock? Disbelief? Denial? Fear? Anger? My future is ruined? I’m too young? I just want to escape? Or maybe you and your girlfriend planned this, and your feelings are: Happy? Excited? A little scared? Concerned about telling your parents? Whatever your initial feelings are, […]

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 […]

Ladies, There’s A Difference Between Guys Wanting You And Respecting You

Ladies, There’s A Difference Between Guys Wanting You And Respecting You There’s a big difference between being wanted and being respected. Sometimes I think we get way too caught up in the moment of being wanted and desired that we forget to respect ourselves. We allow ourselves to be mistreated in the heat of the […]

Jacquie Speaks

Jacquie Speaks This is a true story about Jacquie. She, like many others want to share their story in an effort to encourage other women.  Below she shares from her heart about her abortion experience and the events that followed. I was twenty years old, in college and in love. I drank a lot, and I didn’t know […]

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 […]

You’re Allowed To Move On

You’re allowed to move on. To move on from a life that has done nothing but bruise you. To move on from a friend who has done nothing but belittle you. And to move on from a past lover, who did nothing but break you. There’s nothing wrong with moving on. So many times we […]

She’s might be pregnant…now what?

  She’s might be pregnant…now what?   Has someone confided in you that she’s pregnant? What do you do? Whether it’s a friend, a family member, or you’re the father to be, your response to this news is vital! These are some tips from an article called “Tiny Blue Lines” that could prove beneficial. It […]

You Are Who You Date

You Are Who You Date The people we hang out with can determine the people we become. Recently I read an article that said in the next five years we will become a mix of the people we hang out with. It went on to say that our relationships  with those we hang out with are a greater predictor […]

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