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Every Man's Battle

Do you or a young man you know struggle with sexual integrity or brokenness? In today's culture, fighting to live a pure life can feel like a losing battle, between the constant bombardment of the sexualized media and the lack of accountability...

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Transforming Gratitude in Relationships

Gratitude is vital to living a happy and fulfilled life. Over the course of nine years, three different studies examined the impact gratitude had on relationships, specifically romantic relationships. A 2019 study from Germany looked at whether...

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Effects of Parental Divorce in Childhood

A new study from Baylor University found that children whose parents divorce while they are young have lower levels of oxytocin as adults when compared to those whose parents remained married. Oxytocin is often called the "love...

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Child Exploitation on Netflix

Since Netflix announced the addition of the film Cuties to it's platform in August, they have received substantial backlash. Once the movie became available for streaming, however, the outrage exploded with #CancelNetflix trending...

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The Art of Waiting Well

Everyone is waiting for something. Whether you are waiting to hear back on a new job opportunity, an injury to heal or a baby to be born, there are things every day that we have to wait for. At Abstinence Clearinghouse, we talk a lot about waiting to...

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New to Netflix: 365 Days

Netflix recently debuted a new explicit movie, 365 Days (rated TV-MA). Since its debut on June 7th, the film has consistently trended as the number one movie on Netflix in the United States. This is incredibly troubling, as the content of...

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Shifting Online Boundaries for Relationships

The 2019 State of Our Unions Report from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, called iFidelity, found that today's young adults are more likely to cross online boundaries related to sex and romance and likely...

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Marijuana Use Among Teens

A recent study, published in the journal Sleep, found that teens who consume marijuana are more likely to suffer from insomnia as adults. "People tend to think that cannabis helps with sleep," said lead author Even Winiger,...

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Family Activities for Self-Quarantine

Social distancing is hard for both parents and children. But this can be a great opportunity for you to spend some time with your family. School-work can only fill up so much time everyday. Here are some ideas for things to do while your family is...

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2020 Guide to Gen Z Slang

Are you ever confused by something your teen says? Does it feel like you're missing some important piece of information or reference? You are not alone. Many parents, teachers and adults feel lost in the world of teen lingo. This is why Axis...

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