News | Topic: Romantic

Beyond Sex Ed: How To Talk To Teens About Love

Love — or infatuation, at least — is part of school, whether we want it to be or not. It’s often school that gives us our first crush, our first dance-induced cold sweat, and that first bitter taste of heartbreak. So should we talk about it in schools?

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The Trends Redefining Romance Today

Modern day romance is a fluid beast, and the expectations and demands of a rapidly changing culture have transformed the landscape of love. To examine those shifts, this article draws from a number of Barna studies and demographic data, including many from Barna Trends, and takes a peek at the changing dynamics of marriage and singleness, the trends toward premarital cohabitation, the impact of online dating and the possibilities of finding love at work.

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Women Are Choosing Virtual Boyfriends Over Real Ones

Young adult women, particularly in parts of Asia, are frequently choosing romantic relationship apps that simulate a relationship over real life ones, saying men in real life don’t meet their romantic expectations.

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Adults Play an Important Role in Addressing Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and many parents still don’t fully understand how common teen dating violence is. Check out these helpful tips to knowing how to talk to your kids about this particular issue.

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