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Yes, yes, we all know that the hustle and bustle of “Back to School” is upon us.  Television ads for the best deals on computers and folders are everywhere.  The promise ...

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I am troubled by what I see on TV.  I watched the reunion special for The Real World Las Vegas.  While many things said and seen were scary if teens use them ...

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From Email: “What do I need to do to keep myself safe?  I’m afraid my partner might get even more abusive if we break up. I don’t like the way ...

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What can I say about MTV? This station is somewhat of an enigma for me. I will admit to watching a few shows, yes, they are entertaining for me. As ...

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A tool of the trade, your cell phone. A cell phone is something that we have grown to depend on not only in an emergency but for catching up with ...

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  Anonymous Email Question: “I was dating this guy from school and it was pretty serious until he started pressuring me and then yelling at me.  He apologized but when ...

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Bruises.  Emotional scars.  Depression.  Self-loathing.  Black eyes.  Shame.  Educating about Teen Dating Violence is a messy business.  No matter what, no matter how early I catch a child, I still ...

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In my talks with teens, I have learned one valuable lesson. Teens are smart and savvy. They know more than most adults give them credit for. They just might not ...

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“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918)   As a professional speaker and advocate for Teen Dating Violence, ...

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      I have heard an ugly rumor.  I hope it is a rumor.  If it isn’t, the ramifications for teens everywhere are damaging.   I have read off of ...

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