By Jennifer Harman Ph.D. - Colorado State University Adventures in Blending: Memoirs of Mixing Families If I were to portray the blending of my family with the Consultant’s as all rainbows and butterflies, I would be lying. Not because things are challenging with him; … [Read more...] about A Dark Side of Blended Families: The Role of Ex-Partners
We all have that one friend who is in a terrible relationship with a person whom you simply cannot stand. You know what I mean, the on-again off-again relationship…the one where your friend/family member is WAY too good for the person that they’re dating. The kind of relationship … [Read more...] about Romeo and Juliet Would Have Broken up…Quickly
A recent study examined 23 years of college students’ explanations for their virginity.1 [It’s worth noting from the outset that “virginity” is a loaded term, one that’s replete with religious and moral overtones, but there’s no great alternative. Scratch “abstainer” and … [Read more...] about To Put Out or Not to Put Out? 23 Years of Reasons for Maintaining Virginity
We usually associate sexual dysfunction with men and women as they age. Most studies of sexual dysfunctions examine older adults,1,2 but studies rarely ask young people, “Does everything work as you think it should?” “Does it feel good when you have sex?” or “Is sex as good as … [Read more...] about Problems with Sexual Functioning Cramping Your Style?
Romantic relationships are important for everyone, and that may especially be the case for adolescent girls. Compared to boys, adolescent girls indicate that their relationships affect them more and they focus more on their relationships.1 Understanding what contributes to … [Read more...] about Two Key Factors that Influence Adolescent Girls’ Relationships