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The Implications of Sociosexuality for Marital Satisfaction and Dissolution

A recent study published in the journal Psychological Science found that engaging in uncommitted sex while single increases the likelihood of failure in a future marriage. Researchers found that when one or both spouses displayed behaviors making them more likely to engage in one-time sexual encounters and sex outside of marriage, they were less satisfied at the start of the marriage. One or both spouses were then found to have experienced a rapid decline in satisfaction over the first several years of marriage, ultimately predicting divorce. The researchers state, "strong motives to pursue uncommitted sex may interfere with marital success." [...]

2019-10-13T18:31:19+00:00October 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HYPE or REALITY? The demise of guys: Stanford professor claims video games and online porn will lead to the extinction of men

Here at Free Teens USA, we are having a debate about whether a Stanford professor is exaggerating the downsides of excessive time spent on video games and online porn (we DO agree that pornography can be both ADDICTIVE and DAMAGING to healthy male/female relationships) or to take his warning seriously. We’d like to ask YOUR opinion. Do you think playing video games is a healthy diversion for (mostly) guys or a potential sinkhole to avoid? Let us know what you think! The demise of guys: Stanford professor claims video games and online porn will lead to the extinction of men [...]

2019-10-05T06:17:40+00:00October 5th, 2019|News Articles|0 Comments

Teens who don’t date are less depressed

By Rebecca Ayer Courtesy of UGA Today Dating, especially during the teenage years, is thought to be an important way for young people to build self-identity, develop social skills, learn about other people, and grow emotionally. Yet new research from the University of Georgia has found that not dating can be an equally beneficial choice for teens. And in some ways, these teens fared even better. The study, published online in The Journal of School Health, found that adolescents who were not in romantic relationships during middle and high school had good social skills and low depression, and fared better [...]

2019-09-13T10:27:42+00:00September 13th, 2019|News Articles|1 Comment

What 15 Teens Say about LoveSmarts Education

10th Graders at Lincoln HS, Jersey City I liked that everything was straight-forward. I feel like everything that was talked about was serious and real. I really like how open our conversations were. No dead space. It’s teaching me the things I don’t know and information I can take into consideration when I’m in these situations. One thing I learned and I found interesting is the difference between mature and immature love. Yes (I liked the program), because school doesn’t really talk about these types of things. It was very eye-opening hearing what happened with teens who had sex so early in [...]

2019-09-06T20:20:19+00:00September 6th, 2019|Community Articles|0 Comments

Adolescent Health and Teen Pregnancy in the United States: A Progress Report

By Evelyn M. Kappeler Courtesy of PubMed Central® One out of every eight people living in the United States today (about 42 million people) is a teenager.1 Most of these young people are healthy and developing well, and there is good cause for optimism in many areas of adolescent health. But too many teenagers still face preventable behavioral and mental health problems, substance abuse, injuries, violence, obesity, and other challenges. For example, the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System survey concluded in 2013 that many high school students are still engaging in sexual risk behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancies and [...]

2019-08-26T10:17:42+00:00August 26th, 2019|News Articles|0 Comments