Relationships

7 Myths About Condom Effectiveness

With Valentine’s Day approaching and many organizations, businesses, and commercials talking about Love, we wanted to clear a up a few myths.  We feel it is important to get all the information possible before making a decision about becoming sexually active or engaging sexually with a new or untested partner. So how do you protect yourself and what information should you consider?

There are lots of options out there for contraception with the most readily available being condoms.  You may have been given information about condoms or even been provided with condoms for free at school or at your doctor’s office. read more

Are You a Victim of Domestic Violence?

Are You a Victim of Domestic Violence?

“Domestic Violence is like drowning in your own home” -Author Unknown

What is Domestic Violence?

“Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, threats, and emotional or psychological abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence vary dramatically.” – National Coalition Against Domestic Violence read more

3 Relationships to Run From

3 Relationships to Run From

It’s easy to look around us and know “I don’t want a relationship like that.” Or, “If a guy ever treated me like that, I’d break up with him…so fast.” Pointing out what we do not want comes easily to us, but what about what we do want? More importantly, what does a healthy relationship look like?  What should a non-Hollywood style, real life relationship consist of?  Since it’s sometimes easier to see the unhealthy relationships, let’s talk about the 3 relationships to run from. read more