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Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: May 24, 2017

What is body image?

Body image refers to how you think about your body. Many guys feel pretty good about the way that they look, but there are also heaps of guys who aren’t so happy about their appearance; this is known as having a negative body image.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: May 24, 2017
It's Just Sex, Right? from Medical Institute on Vimeo. We recognize unintended pregnancy and STIs as a consequence of certain decisions. It is time we start admitting that the decision to become intimately involved has an effect on our emotions as well.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: May 24, 2017
Today, many couples believe marriage is "just a piece of paper," and instead are opting to "test drive" the relationship without actually committing. Is there harm in playing married without actually being married? Read a review of the study to learn more.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: February 22, 2017
Being a teenager is tough work! We get it! From puberty to relationships to big tests and all in between, sometimes our teens just need to hit the reset button. This article highlights some healthy ways to manage stress, and encourages parents to guide their teens as they face difficult situations they can change, and help them cope with those they cannot.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: February 22, 2017
While many people may believe we at the Edge hate pop culture, that's actually the furthest thing from the truth! We just want you to be active participants in the media you engage in. Take the song "Stressed Out" by Twenty One Pilots. How often do you nostalgically look back on your childhood or younger years and simply say "Ah.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 15, 2016
Does your teen have a smartphone or tablet under the tree this year? We encourage you to draw up a contract with your child or grandchild outlining your expecations for usage. We don't think there is such a thing as knowing too much when it comes to our teens.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 15, 2016
By Dannah GreshFrom Focus on the FamilyOur culture’s obsession with self-esteem has a new vehicle, and it fits in your teen’s pocket: That’s right, their phone. Today’s adolescents prefer to watch Vine videos and YouTube over their parents’ former obsession with MTV.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: November 30, 2016
You know sexting is bad. But, did you know that sexting actually increases the chances of sexual exploitation.According to an article released by Abstinence Clearinghouse, nearly 7-percent of children ages 10-17 have received a photo containing explicit content.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: November 30, 2016
The Center for Disease Control reports that syphilis cases increased 19% in 2015, the highest in more than 20 years . Some believe the increase could be due, in part, to casual hook-up apps such as Tinder. Is there more to this story, or is Tinder just trouble?
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: June 08, 2016
As was expected, a recent report states that the death of pop legend Prince was due to a drug overdose. Many times we forget that prescription drugs pose just as big a danger as illegal drugs. In fact, more Americans die from prescription drug abuse/overdose than cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants and heroine combined.
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