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Backlash Against Bumble For Anti-Celibacy Ads

Recently Bumble, an online dating platform, came out with an advertising campaign that disses celibacy. Some of the ads included phrases like "You know full well a vow of celibacy is not the answer" and "Thou shalt not give up on dating...

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The Rise (And Dangers) Of #BookTok

Due to social media apps like TikTok, it has become easier for teens, tweens, and even younger children to stumble upon different online communities. One community in particular, #BookTok, has become popular on TikTok over the past couple of years,...

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7 Tips on Talking to Your Kids About the Dangers of Porn

Pornography can be an uncomfortable topic to talk about with your children, but it doesn't have to be! The presence of pornography on the internet and social media has become more prominent over the years, so while it may be an uncomfortable...

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Gen-Z Youth, Ages 13-24, are Sick of ´╗┐Hypersexualization

In a new study conducted by UCLA, 47.5% of Gen-Z age youth, ages 13-24, "think that sex and romance are too prominent in TV shows and movies." 51.5% say they want to see more realistic friendships and platonic relationships in the TV shows...

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How to Interpret Emojis

Today’s children are growing up in a world that is more technologically connected than at any other time in history, and they are increasingly spending more time communicating through digital means.  Texting, instant messaging and emailing...

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What is Sexual Integrity?

If you are starting conversations about purity with your child, you have probably come across the phrase sexual integrity. You are familiar with the word integrity–being honest and strong in moral principles. Essentially, a person of integrity...

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Feeling Stuck & Finding Freedom

Repeatedly messing up can sometimes feel like digging yourself into a hole, where the further you dig down, the harder it will be to get out. When a person makes a habit of viewing pornography, it can act as an addicting drug. Pornography re-wires...

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When Life is Too Heavy: Corrie Ten Boom

The following is an excerpt from The Hiding Place, an autobiography by Corrie Ten Boom. In this chapter of the book, she recounts a conversation with her father that has very real applications today. "So the line had stuck in my head....

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Re-establishing Boundaries

God calls us all to lives of purity. But when society encourages single men and women to pursue physical intimacy in dating relationships and young people are taught to view abstinence until marriage as "unattainable," many stumble and fall...

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How Far is Too Far?

There is one question dating teens have been asking for decades: how far is too far? For young people seeking chaste dating relationships, it can be hard to discern physical limits. In a recent episode of his podcast, Lust is Boring,...

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