Does Viewing Porn Corrupt Teens? 

Many parents have trouble discussing sex with their children, and even the most comprehensive school sex-education programs have no measurable impact on teen sex—see my previous post. Meanwhile, porn is just a few taps or clicks away from most teens 24-7 and many view it regularly. This worries porn critics to no end.  Detractors insist … Continue reading Does Viewing Porn Corrupt Teens? 

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How Mindfulness Can Enhance Intimate Relationships

All major religions and spiritualities incorporate some version of mindfulness. Even though it has been in the Eastern world in Buddhist practice for over 2,500 years, it has only been empirically studied in the Western world in recent decades. Simply defined, mindfulness is paying attention nonjudgmentally to the present moment without automatically reacting. Even put simpler, it is … Continue reading How Mindfulness Can Enhance Intimate Relationships

They Told Me to Kill Myself, So I Did

Source: Erika Wittlieb from Pixabay “Boy (13) kills himself because bullies told him to.” That was the headline to a news story of April 10 in News24.com. Victims committing suicide is one of the most common themes of bullying news stories. In many of these cases, the child committed suicide shortly after kids told them to. Headlines like … Continue reading They Told Me to Kill Myself, So I Did

They Told Me to Kill Myself, So I Did

Source: Erika Wittlieb from Pixabay “Boy (13) kills himself because bullies told him to.” That was the headline to a news story of April 10 in News24.com. Victims committing suicide is one of the most common themes of bullying news stories. In many of these cases, the child committed suicide shortly after kids told them to. Headlines like … Continue reading They Told Me to Kill Myself, So I Did

They Told Me to Kill Myself, So I Did

Source: Erika Wittlieb from Pixabay “Boy (13) kills himself because bullies told him to.” That was the headline to a news story of April 10 in News24.com. Victims committing suicide is one of the most common themes of bullying news stories. In many of these cases, the child committed suicide shortly after kids told them to. Headlines like … Continue reading They Told Me to Kill Myself, So I Did