By: Dinorah Garza-Torteya, clinical psychologist, 2015 MI intern
Mexico, like the United States is facing social problems associated with adolescent sexual behavior outside of marriage and the breakdown of the family unit. The rate of unplanned pregnancies in Mexico is … Read the rest
One of the greatest privileges I’ve had as an adult is to be the mother of four children, the grandmother of nine and most recently the great-grandmother of one. Yes, I call parenting a privilege … Read the rest
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
Posted on 08/29/2012 | Comments Off on Teen Pregnancy: A Look at Two Different Futures
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
Posted on 08/23/2012 | Comments Off on Oral Sex: No Big Deal?
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
Posted on 08/19/2012 | Comments Off on Sex in Our Culture
All around the US, millions of high school graduates are getting ready to head off to college in the next month or two. As a current college student, I can guarantee you that these are going to be some of … Read the rest
Posted on 07/12/2012 | Comments Off on Six Things Every College Freshman Should Know
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