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The Pressure of Prom (from a Guy’s Perspective)
By Colin A. on May 10th, 2012 | Comments(2)
  Dances in high school are awkward enough on their own. With trying to pull yourself away from the snack table to join everyone else who seems to effortlessly dance so much better than you, pretending being dropped off by your mom doesn’t make you any less cool, and acting like you actually…
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16 and Pregnant Season 4: Hope
By Roxanne on May 9th, 2012 | Comments(1)
You are at risk of getting pregnant every time you have sex. It doesn’t make a difference if it is your first time or your 50th time and that’s what Hope found out when she got pregnant after having sex just four or five times. When Hope first started describing her relationship (or lack…
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You Are What You Tweet
By Amelia B. on May 4th, 2012 | Comments(0)
If one of your friends was angry with you would you rather they go tell everyone about it or would you rather them come straight to you? The answer is pretty simple, right? Practically anyone would rather that their friends talk to them directly than talk about it with anyone else. Why then I wonder…
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16 and Pregnant Season 4: Myranda
By Stay Teen on May 4th, 2012 | Comments(2)
  Myranda and her boyfriend, Eric, both seem to have had a tough upbringing. Although we never learn much about Eric’s family, we know that he has been raised from the beginning by his grandmother and we never see his parents during the episode. Myranda was never really able to enjoy her…
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It's the National Day!
By Stay Teen on May 1st, 2012 | Comments(1)
Did you know that nearly 3 in 10 teen girls become pregnant every year? We think that's too many...and that's why every year on the first Wednesday in May we celebrate the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. The National Day—and the entire month of May—stands for one thing: helping…
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How to Fight Fair
By Amber M. on April 27th, 2012 | Comments(4)
If life were a Rom-Com, you’d meet someone you’re crazy about, fall in love, have one big fight, and then live happily ever after. But in the real world, fighting is a fact of life for long term relationships. And for that reason, it’s absolutely essential that you learn to fight fair!…
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16 and Pregnant Season 4: Jordan
By Roxanne on April 26th, 2012 | Comments(5)
  Wow, this episode was full of drama and I am really interested to hear about what you all thought about it.  Jordan is a 17-year-old girl from Pennsylvania who is pregnant and spends lots of her time with her boyfriend, Tyler. Jordan starts off by saying how different they are. Tyler is…
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Teen Pregnancy in The Eyes Of The Community
By Silvia M on April 20th, 2012 | Comments(17)
For the past couple of years, it’s not much of a shocker when you walk through the streets and see a teen parent. “Look here she comes!”  “Dang! That’s crazy!” “I can’t believe she’s pregnant!” These are the words that are said among my…
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16 and Pregnant Season 4: Alex
By Roxanne on April 18th, 2012 | Comments(4)
  A lot happened in this week’s episode, so let’s get right into it.  We meet Alex pretty far along in her pregnancy and although her mom has always taught her to be independent, she is extremely unprepared to be a parent. She doesn’t even know if she is going to keep her…
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The Beef with Rumors
By Amber M. on April 13th, 2012 | Comments(8)
You can’t escape your teen years without having to deal with rumors—it’s just one of those crappy realities.  Whether you’ve started one, are hearing one, or the rumor is about you, here are some things to keep in mind: Technology can make people mean.  It’s just…

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