How Gender Roles Shape the Modern Teenager

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With the evolution of gender rolls in our society, how are the teen-aged youth handling the change?

Vamping: The New Teenage Pastime

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Think your Teen is sleeping? Think again.

7 Important Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

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Eating dinner as a family may seem more difficult than it’s worth, but there is good reason to make it a habit sooner rather than later.

Let’s Talk About Sex: Teaching Teens to Negotiate Sexual Intimacy

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If we acknowledge that sex can be a positive experience, we are better able to portray sex and intimate relationships as something worth waiting for.

A 13-Year-Old Came Out to His Best Friend. Best Response Ever.

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This conversation has gone viral. It’s the kind of response every person who’s scared to come out wishes for.

Teen Fathers: Trying and Barely Hanging On

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Dr. Andrew Irvin Smiler continues to unpack the lives of teenage dads, identifying the struggles, the emotions, and feeling locked out of your own life.

A Teen’s Plea: Stop Ignoring Boys’ Self-Harming Behaviors

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A young man’s cry for help for boys who self-harm.

How to Ask Your Crush Out on a Date

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The hardest part of approaching someone you like is … the anticipation of it. What have you got to lose?

5 Tips for Teens to Quiet Negative Self-Talk About Your Body

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Teens tear themselves apart over how they look. Wellcast offers five sensible tips to lose the self-criticism and build self-esteem.

Brazilian Students Skirt Around Discriminatory Dress Code

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Looking for human rights advocates? Brazilian students are there!

Global Economy Sidelines Those it Needs Most: Young People

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Cultural inclusiveness could hold the key to a brighter global economy.

Are You Loving It?

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Oakland Teenagers take on fast food franchises in their catchy music video “Are You Loving It?”

Would You Have Changed Your Face If It Meant Not Being Bullied As a Kid?

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There’s something wrong with a society where a child’s life could be significantly improved by altering their appearance, but the right or wrongness isn’t really the question here. Instead, I’m wondering if this was a practical, workable and available solution to you when you were a child, would you have taken it?

The Story Behind the Drumsticks I’ve Never Used

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Christopher “Flood the Drummer®” Norris has never used the drumsticks awarded to him for winning the 2008 Drum-Off Store Championships. He’s considering removing them from the plastic for DrumDuel®.

It’s the Permanence of Online Abuse that Makes Cyberbullying so Damaging for Children

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Online bullies know their spite remains online indefinitely, that’s why they do it.

Best Mom Ever Writes Incredible Letter To 13-Year-Old Son After He Came Out (Photo)

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Arguably, the most important component in the survival of gay teens is the supportive parent. Here, a mother writes a wonderful letter to her newly ‘out’ young son.