Dating

Teen Abusive Dating Relationships

Abusive Dating Relationships – Fix or Flee?

Abuse is not Love. FACT: 1 in 3 teens know a friend or peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped, choked or physically hurt by their partner. That adds up to over 2 million women 25 and younger who are being abused by their boyfriends. One female abused by her boyfriend is too many. Two million…

Abuse in Relationships Can Turn Into Tragedy

It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it’s a good time to remember that domestic violence is very real and affects a lot of people.  If you think domestic violence won’t affect you then this may change your mind.  We hear from people all the time that are involved in abusive relationships and in those volatile relationships…

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Falling In Love With Your Best Friend

Friendships are one of life’s greatest joys. Finding someone we can share our heart with — someone who understands and accepts us just the way we are, is priceless. When we can have deep friendship with someone from the opposite sex, it is a tremendous gift. There is so much to learn and respect about…

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Dating Advice for Single Moms

Dating Advice for Single Moms Last time I wrote about how becoming a single mother meant having your entire life flipped upside-down. You’ve been handed a challenging combination of emotions and responsibilities, and now you’ve got to figure out how to manage. It is no doubt overwhelming, and certainly something you can’t do on your…

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STD’s (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)

Young people aged 15 to 24 years acquire half of all new STDs and 1 in 4 sexually active adolescent females have an STD. Sexually active adolescents aged 15 to 19 years and young adults aged 20 to 24 years are at higher risk of acquiring STD’s (according to Center for Disease Control) The statistics…