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The Evangelical Short-Term Memory Problem

In fact, we’ve been having the same fight over sexual promiscuity like clockwork about every forty years, going back at least a couple centuries.

In fact, we’ve been having the same fight over sexual promiscuity like clockwork about every 40 years, going back at least a couple centuries.

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Get Real! His Religious Beliefs Say No Condoms, But I Need Them. What Do I Do?

What to do when someone's religious beliefs or ideas conflict with your need and want for safer sex and pregnancy prevention.

What to do when someone’s religious beliefs or ideas conflict with your need and want for safer sex and pregnancy prevention.

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Get Real! Why Can’t I Stop Being So Scared of Pregnancy?

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Working with young people and sexuality daily, we frequently see users who have pervasive fears about becoming pregnant, even when they aren’t taking risks to begin with.

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Get Real! I Gave Him My Virginity, But Don’t Feel Like I Got Anything Back

What to do when what’s supposed to feel like a sexual milestone feels more like a raw deal, including sorting through feelings of upset about a partner’s sexual history.

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What If No One Else Saves Sex For Marriage?

For someone choosing to hold off on sex until marriage, what to do about the fact that most other people, including potential partners, will not have made the same choice? How much should your own sexual ethics and values hinge on those of others?

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What Is Healthy Sexual Development?

Depending on your view, the answer to that question might seem really obvious or very tricky and hazy. However, it’s a phrase and concept that’s bandied about a lot, yet is rarely explained.  A group of Australian researchers finally defined it clearly and holistically.

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The Science of Adolescent Sexual Health: Moving Beyond a Risk Framework

For years, research on adolescent sex was so entrenched in a risk perspective that “adolescent sexual health” was an oxymoron. Today, a new science of adolescent sexual heath is emerging that may help us look beyond risk.

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We’re ‘Values Voters,’ Too

Pro-choicers are voting on values of our own — values of liberty, health, and scientific knowledge.

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