Archive for August, 2012

Teen Pregnancy: A Look at Two Different Futures

You probably already know about how hard it is to be a teen parent.  Perhaps you had a friend who was a struggling teen mom or you tuned into Secret Life of the American Teenager.  What is it like … Read the rest

 

Incurable Gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is a common bacterial infection that infects over 700,000 Americans each year.  Sometimes, there are not even symptoms with gonorrhea.  However, untreated gonorrhea can lead to many devastating health complications.  For instance, gonorrhea can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease … Read the rest

 

Oral Sex: No Big Deal?

Oral sex is fast becoming a common risky practice, especially among young people.  There is a pervading notion that it is no big deal because it is “not sex.”  I had a friend once who described oral sex as merely … Read the rest

 

Sex in Our Culture

Every day, we are inundated with sexual images. Some are certainly overt. Pornography, a multibillion-dollar industry, is literally a click away. Additionally, many popular films feature explicit sex scenes (Brad Pitt in Troy enough said). However, you may not be … Read the rest

 

Why Abstinence?

Abstinence is not outdated or old fashioned but very wise. Sex can make things very complicated and messy, both physically and emotionally. However, waiting for sex means:

Every month if you or your partner’s period is late, you are free … Read the rest