Overwhelming, this is the primary message being offered to our kids by the movies, magazines, music artists, and commercials directed at their age group.
It is inexcusably irrational for us to suppose that their relationships with one another are untainted by the stereotypes that surround them.
” Just what do parents and educators expect to be the result of the romantic conquests of these middle-school children and young high school students?
The results I’ve witnessed personally are beyond disturbing; they are downright sinister, and have caused me to question whether or not those who claim to champion marital fidelity and family values are paying any attention at all to the standards we are passing to our children.
In the media, girls are unfailingly presented as having value to boys only in proportion to their physique and their manner of flaunting it.
The culture of dating is a culture of hunger and unsatisfied eyes that are always looking around for affirmation via someone or something else.
Tweet I have a bone to pick with young, socially conservative Americans, and I know it’s something that will get under your skin.
Just sit tight, though, and hear me out, because the elephant in our tidy little room is starting to tear things up.
It’s time we acknowledge his existence, and maybe even call in some animal movers to take him back to the zoo.
I currently live in a small community in the Bible-belt of the country and I have been given some opportunities to mentor young people from my area through different venues.
I wonder sometimes if I am the only one who winces to hear a thirteen-year old speak with cavalier abandon of his or her “ex?