News | Topic: Relationships

Terry Crews On His Former Porn Addiction: It Changes The Way You Think About People

Former NFL player and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star—and muscle man in basically every mid-2000s movie—Terry Crews recently released a video confessional to Facebook opening up about his addiction to pornography. Read the article here.

Dating Violence: Peer Education Offers Strong Dose of Prevention

When it comes to preventing dating violence, peer to peer relations greatly enhance the process. When teens or young adults act as educators and resources for their peers, the conversation is set on a level playing field rather than a top down approach.

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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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#ThatsNotLove Campaign Helps Teens Spot Signs of Relationship Abuse

The One Love Foundation, started by the parents of a college student who was beaten to death by her boyfriend, are on a mission to help teens and young adults know the signs of an abusive relationship.

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Teen Dating Violence is Target of New CDC Program

Federal health officials are introducing a new program aimed at reducing teen dating violence.

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Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too

Contrary to what many people may think, teenage boys commonly suffer dating violence — including physical and emotional abuse, a new U.S. government study finds.

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and a great opportunity to talk to your kids about this important topic that impacts 1 in 3 U.S. teens.

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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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Girl Meets World Star Rowan Blanchard Opens Up To Fans: “I Identify as Queer”

Actress and Girl Meets World  star Rowan Blanchard opened up to fans on her Twitter about her sexuality, telling them that while she’s found herself mostly attracted to boys, she identifies as queer and refuses to be labeled.

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The Meaning of Sex

What is the meaning of sex? The answer lies somewhere in the way we integrate the biological imperatives with the emotional and experiential realities.

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30 College Students on Dating and Hooking Up in College

Teen Vogue interviewed several college students about their take on the hook up culture, relationships, and what it means to explore their sexuality in college.

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How Parents Can Influence Kids’ Romantic Relationships

Parents may have more positive influence on their children’s relationships than they may expect, particularly if they already have a strong relationship with their kids.

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Buzzfeed Asks Millenials if They Would Watch Porn With Their Partner

The answer may surprise you.

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The Sex Lives of College Students: Heirs To The Sexual Revolution

Feminists and frat boys, asexuals, groupies, and that quiet kid who sits in the front row. A weeklong survey of what it means to be young and in lust (or asexual or aromantic) in 2015.

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“Sexting Is The New Flirting” As Teens Turn to Secretive Apps

From the article: “Teens today have turned to technology more than ever before, living and interacting with each other through apps on their phones. So it’s no surprise they took their flirting online using photo vault apps to sext and send scandalous pictures below the radar.”

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Why Aren’t Millennials Having Sex Anymore?

The number of college students claiming they’ve never had sex is nearly 40 percent. Only five years ago, a 25-year, “exhaustive” study found that college students who say they’re virgins made up only 13 percent. What has changed? Read the take from Relevant Magazine here.

Teen Sex Linked to Dating Violence

A study of physical violence by sociologists at Bowling Green University identifies sexual intimacy as a key aspect of teen romances that involve violence.

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The End of Purity Culture

3 truths to replace false assumptions we learned from the youth group, from Relevant magazine. Read the article here.

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see. Read the article here.

Teen Sexual Double Standard Impacts Circle of Friends

New research discovers early adolescent girls lose friends for having sex and gain friends for “making out,” while their male peers lose friends for “making out” and gain friends for having sex.

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