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Advice From A Teen Mom

Advice From A Teen Mom

The dream I had at sixteen was marvelous and filled with what I thought success looked like. To me, success meant having the college dorm experience and then moving to a large metropolitan area to work for a fortune 500 company. I envisioned my adult life would...

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Sexual Equality? Is It necessary?

Sexual Equality? Is It necessary?

Sexual Equality? Is it necessary?By A.PontoI read this article on CNN and it caused me to stop and think.  http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/22/opinion/bachiochi-abortion-roe-v-wade/.  What if abortion doesn’t really provide equality to women as it was originally thought...

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So You’re Pregnant… Now What?

So You’re Pregnant… Now What?

Tips from a Teen Mom By Keiara  I was 16 years old in 2012 when I found out I was pregnant. I had just moved across the country to live with my mother and had been feeling under the weather for a few weeks – hot, dizzy and nauseous. My mom took me to the doctor’s...

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Pregnancy Leave

Pregnancy Leave

You might have heard about the recent story in the news wherein a woman is suing UPS for being forced into unpaid leave because she was pregnant.  UPS apparently did not make accommodations for her in the workplace, but just put her on leave until after she had...

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Is Abortion Really Murder?

Is Abortion Really Murder?

Recently Jessa Duggar has been in the news for comparing abortion to the Holocaust.  On Instagram she said, “Millions of innocents denied the most basic and fundamental of all rights—their right to life.”But are those who are aborted really denied the right to...

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Britney Maynard – A life Choice

Britney Maynard – A life Choice

Recently Facebook has been on fire with the story of Britney Maynard.  She is a 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer.  She has set November 1st of this year as the day she will take her life though physician-assisted suicide.  She has decided to use the...

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Body And Soul Are Connected

Body And Soul Are Connected

In August, Nicki Minaj premiered her video, Anaconda.  When it debuted it broke the record for the most views in 24 hours.  Some people praised the video saying that it empowered women; others criticized it because they said it is sexist.  This is not the first...

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No One Can Legally Make You!

No One Can Legally Make You!

Recently a woman in Florida gave birth in her bathroom and hid her baby under the sink.  This was her second pregnancy; during her first, she was forced to have an abortion. Unfortunately it is a myth that women aren’t forced or coerced into having an abortion, and...

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What About Birth Control?

What About Birth Control?

  You may have heard the term abortifacient mentioned in the news in conjunction with the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case.  Many are unaware of what an abortifacient is and how it works.  Even more are unaware that the issue of abortifacients affects...

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Are You Sexting?

Are You Sexting?

Sexting Why do women sext more than men?  And why are women more willing to expose their bodies than men are?  It seems really unfair to be the one that puts your body on full view when men don’t have to.  Compared to men, women have an inordinate amount of...

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Is He Trustworthy?

Is He Trustworthy?

Not too long ago I watched a reality TV show about dating.  A woman on the show said that she had been suspicious of her ex while they were dating because she thought he was cheating on her.  The person that she relayed this story to said, “Why couldn’t you just...

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Valentine’s Day And Sex

Valentine’s Day And Sex

    Let’s just be honest, there is a lot of pressure to have sex on Valentine’s Day.  It is a holiday of love, but love can mean so many different things, and unfortunately, in some cases it takes on the singular meaning of sex.  Valentine’s Day celebrations do not...

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Keeping Sex Complicated

Keeping Sex Complicated

Sex is ValuableThis is how I see it. Sex is valuable. I’m a virgin, not because I’m scared of sex or insecure in my sexuality. I’m a virgin, not because I’m sheltered or mentally askew. I’m a virgin because I know who I am as a woman made in the image of God. I’m a...

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

What Do New Year’s Resolutions and Marriage Have in Common?During this time of year most people begin making resolutions to improve something in their life.  Many people start going to the gym, learning a foreign language, or begin a class.  Some people are able to...

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