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Are You Being Pressured Into Having Sex?

Feeling pressured to have sex in a dating relationship is common, but not acceptable. In a recent survey, 61% of all teenage girls say they are being pressured to have sex with their boyfriends. And guys are also pressured to have sex with their girlfriends. Love never demands someone to do something that would violate another….

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SEX – How Far Is Too Far?

Principles for Setting Sexual Boundaries Jody asked: Sex how far is too far in a dating relationship? My conscience has been bothering me.With that being said, I’d encourage you to not take dating (or even taking girls on special event dates like the prom) so seriously that it prevents you from having a good time and…

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A Condom For The Heart

I remember many years ago, reading an article about condoms. There was a big debate at the time as to whether condoms would slow down the sexual revolution and really make sex safer. There was a quote from a Catholic priest which I’ll never forget. He said, “I’ll believe in condoms when they come up with…

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The Truth About Condoms

Many people think talking about condoms encourages people to have sex. As if condoms are the magic ticket to preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or unwanted pregnancy. Tragically, this is a lie. There are plenty of “condom babies,” children who were conceived while their parents were attempting to play it “safewith a…

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Friends With Benefits

I have decided to blog on the whole subject of “friends with benefits” because it has become so huge in our culture, especially among high school and college students. Plus, the phrase itself got me thinking. I mean, who really benefits? Is it a 50/50 benefit? What is the actual BENEFIT? Can there be friends…