Tag Archives: Adolescence

The Problem with Preaching Predators In Leadership: Chuck Adair at Skillman Church in Midland Dallas Texas


The church often uses terms that speak of forgiveness whenever someone has transgressed and they do not know how to truthfully handle the transgression. In congregations and leadership all over the world we have been taught that we must “walk … Continue reading

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31 Reasons You Want to Buy My Book!


  Thirty-One Reasons You Want to Buy My Book You want to buy my book right now because: 1.       You are reading my blog If you are reading my blog that means that you find interest, support, healing and thought-provoking … Continue reading

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International Marijuana Appreciation Day


International Marijuana Appreciation Day- I mean we have every other awareness and appreciation day spanning the entire twelve month calendar. For many, the idea of smoking weed, an illegal substance is absolutely preposterous. There are 190 million Cannibus users. Four-twenty is a number that may, or … Continue reading

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Wishy-Washy Friends: Dismiss them or Keep them


“When someone shows you who they are, believe them”-Dr. Maya Angelou This quote appears far too often in my life in fact I think because it is something I base my morals and beliefs off of.  It is my challenger. … Continue reading

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Feeling Alone from a Teen Perspective


Feeling alone I’m sure everyone has experienced it. It’s nothing that anyone likes and at this current moment I’m feeling a bit alone but in a way I’m kind of glad because I feel one with myself. This is the … Continue reading

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Are Teens who commit Violent Acts in Dating Relationships just bored?


As a speaker on the subject of Teen Dating Relationships: Violence and Emotional Wellness, I thought that it was important to celebrate Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month with a blog post. So, I went digging for a spark of some … Continue reading

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Slurpees, Bait, Wifey and Other Names that Boys call Girls!


“I’m gonna save you- You’re going to be my wifey.” This is all I hear throughout high school. I never thought about it too much. I really looked at it as an honor. Like really I’m wifey type? But then as me … Continue reading

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Teen Dating Relationships: Manipulating the Situation


I broke up with my boyfriend but he keeps trying to manipulate his way back! I never realized exiting a long relationship would be so difficult in a sense it seemed pretty easy but after doing it things began to … Continue reading

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How do I get out a Controlling Relationship


After continuous conversations in my head telling me to let him go I finally gained enough strength to do it. I thought about the possibilities of him getting physical with me but I took my chances. It all started about … Continue reading

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How do I tell my boyfriend to stop buying me things?


Dae’Jah Cymone, our teen contributor presented me with questions that she thought would be beneficial to answer as blogs, for teenagers that are struggling to make the right decisions. The title of today’s blog is interesting so let’s get to … Continue reading

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Teen Blog Contributor: Words of Wisdom from a Teenage Perspective


Introduction Dae’Jah Cymone is a new Teen Contributor for my blog. She will talk about teen perspectives that can help us parents be more effective guides and leaders. In the spirit of collaboration, I have allowed Dae’Jah Cymone to come … Continue reading

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The Pennsylvania Control Board pushes new campaign that justifies rape with alcohol


Pennsylvania Control Board Approves this Ad To: The Pennsylvania Control Board Email: contact@controltonight.com Greetings, My name is Ressurrection Graves, an author and victor of Rape and Child Sexual Abuse. I am appalled that a campaign targeting women as the fault … Continue reading

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Teenager talks openly about Sex and Peer Pressure


I am a Fourteen year old black female who has decided to start doing a weekly topic of discussion; this will display my views and allow you to respond. Today I’d just like to express how I feel on a … Continue reading

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