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Social Media Trends Your Tech Team Needs to Know

on January 25, 2020 by

Among all social media trends, video dominates in terms of importance

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Disney Has ‘Demon’ Who Trains Children To Be Witches

on January 25, 2020 by

Let no one be found among you who consigns his son or daughter to the fire, or who is an augur, a…

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Crime: Sending unsolicited nudes In California?

on January 23, 2020 by

California’s new bill would ban the sending of naked photos and lawbreakers may be fined up to $500

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5 Ways To Respond When Your Ministry Not Right For You

on January 22, 2020 by

“This isn’t exactly what I expected.”

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Youthmin Game? Whipped Cream Challenge

on January 21, 2020 by

TODAY’s Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager attempt the viral TikTok challenge taking social media by storm

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Apologetic Q’s Parents & Pastors to Be Asking Students

on January 20, 2020 by

One of the most difficult (if not the most difficult) part of raising disciples of Jesus is

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Sugar Causes ‘Major Changes’ to Brain Like Drugs

on January 19, 2020 by

sugar actually influences our brains’ reward centers in essentially the same way as addictive drugs.

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3 Ways To Sabotage The Family Bond

on January 18, 2020 by

A healthy family bond is essential to the well-being and flourishing of our children from birth through adulthood

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Who Is Generation Alpha?

on January 17, 2020 by

Here are a few things we know already about Gen Alpha.

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Parenting Book: Shepherding A Child’s Heart

on January 16, 2020 by

It give fresh biblical approaches to child rearing

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Woman Disguised As Teen Boy To Abuse Young Girls

on January 15, 2020 by

Girls thought they were in a relationship with a teen boy. It was a woman grooming them for sex.

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Why Your Youth Group Needs Generational Integration

on January 14, 2020 by

Two realities that should shape our approach to youth ministry

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TOBYMAC’S NEW SONG ABOUT PASSING OF HIS SON

on January 13, 2020 by

You said you’d turn, you would turn it around,Thought that you had time to straighten it out, Told me that you were…

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Young Adults Reveal Their Goals For The Next Decade

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Practicing Christians are leading young adults in focusing on family

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Marijuana Dispensaries Near Churches

on January 6, 2020 by

In addition, they say customers might smoke the marijuana they’ve just bought in a parking lot at the site.

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More U.S. Teens Are Vaping Pot

on January 3, 2020 by

As electronic-cigarette use has soared among America’s teens, so have the number vaping marijuana, two new reports indicate

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America Becoming Pagan As Christianity Cedes To Culture

on January 2, 2020 by

Those who don’t have a religious affiliation are the largest demographic in the U.S. with 23.1% of the population, overtaking the Catholics…

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New Year’s Prayer

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How Social Media Is Transforming Teens’ Ideas About Sex

on December 31, 2019 by

How can an increasingly sexualized culture co-exist with less sex among the consumers of that culture?

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Choking & Kink Seen As An ‘acceptable’ Part Of Teen Sex

on December 31, 2019 by

…but they’re not without dangers

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Parent And Teen Discussion Sex And Social Media

on December 31, 2019 by

So, what should parents do about it?

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More Testing Means More Stress For Teens

on December 27, 2019 by

Segool has been studying the links between anxiety in children and high stakes testing for the past six years

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TeenPsychosis, Addiction Marijuana A Dangerous Game

on December 26, 2019 by

Begin using cannabis before age 18 are 4 to 7 times more likely than adults to develop marijuana use disorder

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Unpacking The Incarnation

on December 25, 2019 by

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Is A Story Of A Baby In A Manger Even Necessary?

on December 25, 2019 by

God advances his mission not just through the divine actions of Jesus like the resurrection, but also through his humanity

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Viral Christmas Video Be Grateful For The Gifts You Have

on December 24, 2019 by

Flashback: Be grateful for the gifts you already have.

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The Decline Of Religion In American Family Life

on December 23, 2019 by

Young adults (age 18 to 29) are far more likely to have been raised without religion than are seniors (age 65 or…

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Book: Meeting Jesus: The ‘I AM’ Sayings Of Christ

on December 22, 2019 by

R.C. Sproul looks at seven sayings of Jesus recorded in the Gospel of John which reveal his true identity and teach us…

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Campus Ministry: Public School Teachers Resource

on December 21, 2019 by

How do I live out my faith legally? Does my union
represent my values?

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Teen Vogue Best Gifts For Your Transgender Loved Ones

on December 18, 2019 by

That encourage surgery and other forms of body mutilation to treat the psychological condition of gender dysphoria

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3 Thoughts On The Star Of Bethlehem

on December 17, 2019 by

Who knows? Your light could lead countless others to worship Him long after you’re gone!

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Helping Families Survive The Christmas Frenzy

on December 16, 2019 by

If we feed into the craziness of the secular Christmas model of life, it will crowd out peace and joy

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UK: NHS ‘Over-Diagnosing’ Transgender Children

on December 15, 2019 by

Clinicians were fast-tracking children into sex-change procedures due to pressure from..lobbyists

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Orange Small Group Leader Resource Giveaway

on December 12, 2019 by

If you want this new year to be an opportunity to intentionally recharge and redirect you and your leaders, here are two…

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How to Use Christmas as a Youth Ministry Reboot

on December 11, 2019 by

We believe there are four things you can do to give your ministry that extra energy when 2020 rolls around!

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All I Want for Christmas – 10 Youth Ministry Gifts

on December 11, 2019 by

But if you want to know what a youth pastor really wants…

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Flashback: When Kids Won’t Bow To Your Idols

on December 9, 2019 by

How can you identify your idols? Here are four ways

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Maximize Your Time With Leaders On The Weekend

on December 5, 2019 by

I think busting your butt on the weekends to make sure you are meeting with your leaders is one of the most…

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Young Latinos May Be The Answer 4 The Catholic Church

on December 4, 2019 by

13% Proclaim to be former Catholics – people who were raised in the faith but now identify as Protestants

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Black Friday Brawls….Thinking Deeper About Them

on December 3, 2019 by

Insanity. That’s what we’ve embraced. The time and place of our search for meaning, purpose, fulfillment, and redemption might best be evidenced…

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God The Original Gangsta Wrapper

on December 3, 2019 by

Like Adam & Eve, we try to cover up and hide..This holiday season, let God unwrap and re-wrap you in Jesus!

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Violence & Harassment Against Conservatives On Campus

on December 2, 2019 by

Here is a list of incidents of violence and threats made against conservatives on campus, or made by leftists in academia, that…

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Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’ Stress And Anxiety

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

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Death By Distraction

on November 30, 2019 by

How easy is it for you to be so busy doing work for Jesus that you don’t take time to just BE…

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Thanksgiving: Pilgrims Rejected Socialism’

on November 28, 2019 by

How the original communal living arrangements of the Plymouth Colony failed them

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Pilgrims Celebrated Thanksgiving….

on November 28, 2019 by

As the United States celebrates Thanksgiving, we all should remember the risks and sacrifices of the Pilgrims 395 years ago

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Top Shows Gen Z & Millennials Are Binge Watching Now

on November 23, 2019 by

56% of 13-37-year-olds would rather binge watch an entire series at once than watch episodes weekly

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Chick-Fil-A Replaces Cow Mascot With Golden Calf

on November 23, 2019 by

Restaurant patrons will be asked to dance around and worship the golden calf when they enter the restaurant to show their submission…

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Episode: Lonely Teens During The Holidays

on November 22, 2019 by

Alice offers gospel comfort and creative practical guidance we can give our teenagers when they find themselves uninvite

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How To Make The Most Of NYWC 2019

on November 21, 2019 by

As you hang out in downtown Tampa this weekend we want to make sure that your soul and mind are ministered to…

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2020 Grammy Nominees

on November 20, 2019 by

The complete list

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She Tried To Quit Her Phone. She Got Famous For It

on November 20, 2019 by

“It was hard for me to admit that maybe life without a phone was a better life for me.”

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UK: What Churches Teach & What Teens Want To Hear

on November 18, 2019 by

See how they fared against each other. The results might surprise you

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Unstructured Play Is Vital For Kids

on November 18, 2019 by

It is critically important for the development of children’s bodies and brains in so many ways

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First Common Core Grads Worst-Prepared For College…

on November 14, 2019 by

Fourth grade reading declined in 17 states and eighth grade reading declined in 31.”

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10 Reasons Teens Have So Much Anxiety Today

on November 13, 2019 by

We’ve created an environment that fosters anxiety rather than resilience

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What Is Gender Neutral Parenting?

on November 12, 2019 by

…. it’s crazy!

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‘TikTok’ A Threat To Chhildren’s Online Safety?

on November 12, 2019 by

“TikTok is appearing to be China’s best detective with how they are going about collecting and using this information. We cannot let…

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ERs See Doubling Of Teen Sexual Abuse Cases

on November 11, 2019 by

Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, with the number of ER department admissions more than…

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West’s Conversion Could Be A Cultural Wrecking Ball

on November 8, 2019 by

A Christianity that bears no resemblance to the vague spiritualism of Moral Therapeutic Deism that is often associated with celebrity conversions

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Target To Promote Gay Lifestyle To Children In School

on November 7, 2019 by

To donate $100,000 to a nonprofit that trains students and teachers in LGBT politics and advocacy

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My Child Is Depressed

on November 5, 2019 by

Now What?

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Teens Close To Mom Not Likely To Have Abusive Relationships

on November 4, 2019 by

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life,…

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A Vision For Multiplying Your New Ministry

on November 2, 2019 by

Jesus had a big vision and started with the end in mind. Here are a few of God’s “vision statements

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Gospel Stars React To Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King

on October 31, 2019 by

A genuine reflection of where he is. I hope God continues to work on his heart and he continues to grow in…

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Dad Child Custody In Battle Over Gender Transition?

on October 26, 2019 by

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says the child should not be used as a pawn in a left-wing political agenda

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No Link B/W Contact Sports And Mental Health Problems

on October 24, 2019 by

Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood…

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Cellphone Detox For Teens

on October 22, 2019 by

It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for…

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5 Ways To Get Teens Talking

on October 21, 2019 by

Talkativeness is no accident. It’s come as the result of a carefully curated environment that encourages conversation

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Anxiety The YouthPastors Epidemic

on October 20, 2019 by

How can we help the 20% in our youth ministries who are silently dying?

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Help! My Teen Is Questioning The Faith

on October 19, 2019 by

Here are a few ways we can build homes that allow our children to wrestle with questions of faith

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Teens Rally Against Pot Industry Ads On Social Media

on October 18, 2019 by

The ads for marijuana — in the form of catchy quizzes — are beyond prevalent, the Stevenson High School senior says

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Close Family Ties In Childhood Can Stave Off Mental Illness

on October 17, 2019 by

Those who experienced positive adolescent family relationships had significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms from early adolescence to mid-life than did those…

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‘Weed Moms’ Are The New ‘Wine Moms’

on October 16, 2019 by

Marijuana-using moms are stepping out of the shadows and proudly extolling the virtues of cannabis

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Mental Health: Impact Of Social Media On Young People

on October 14, 2019 by

It emerges that Instagram is the social media platform with the most negative effect on the psychological state of young people

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Teen Beauty Spending Plunges….To A 9-Year Low

on October 12, 2019 by

Piper Jaffray’s 38th semi-annual teen survey analyzed 9,500 responses across 42 states

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250,000 Students In US Participate In Fields Of Faith

on October 11, 2019 by

As part of a faith-filled initiative by  fellowship of Christian athletes  to pray, read their Bibles, and “open up their life to Christ

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Flashback:LGBT labeling Christians ‘dangerous’

on October 9, 2019 by

It is those who hold traditional values, the LGBT activists claim, that are directly responsible for gay and trans suicides

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Parents: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Students In Youth Group

on October 7, 2019 by

Why is youth group important?

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What Real Forgiveness Looks Like

on October 7, 2019 by
Brandt Jean asked the judge if he could hug Amber Guyger, former Dallas cop who shot and killed his brother.
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Youth Ministries Working Together

on October 4, 2019 by

A Kingdom-minded ministry is about reaching kids for Christ and plugging them into the local church…not your local church

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Why Christians Reject Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King,’ Sun Service

on October 3, 2019 by

Kanye West may have come to Jesus — but some Christians aren’t buying the born-again “Yeezus.”

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Excessive Screen Time linked To Teens Who Need Glasses

on September 30, 2019 by

A new study is warning parents that excessive screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

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Girl Recants Accusation White Boys Cut Her Dreadlocks

on September 30, 2019 by

“To those young boys and their parents, we sincerely apologize for the pain and anxiety these allegations have caused,”

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School District Defends Football Practice Baptisms….

on September 27, 2019 by

…after atheist group complains

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The Youth Pastor Compensation Survey 2019

on September 27, 2019 by

One way you can help out your brothers and sisters is by sharing this survey to your network and on other social…

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Youth Sports Referees Quitting, Blaming Unruly Parents

on September 24, 2019 by

Youth sports officials and referees are throwing in their whistles at record rates

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4 Questions To Ask About Your Ministry Entering The Fall

on September 20, 2019 by

What is one thing (if any) that we should consider killing in the new year? What is one thing (if any) we…

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Flashback: Christianity On Campus A Time For Prayer

on September 19, 2019 by

How can students to reach their campus for Christ and change the culture if they can’t  articulate their own convictions?

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District Under Fire For High School Football Team Baptisms

on September 18, 2019 by

A school district in Tennessee is under fire because two of its students were baptized on school property after football practice on…

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Building Confidence In Kids

on September 12, 2019 by

Most parents are parenting their children based off of their owninsecurities. Not what’s best for their child’s actual future.

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How Homeschoolers Are Saving Western Civilization

on September 11, 2019 by

The Rise of the Bible-Teaching, Plato-Loving…

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TikTokers Are Gluing Their Lips

on September 11, 2019 by

That said, while this newest trend probably won’t facilitate the bruising

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Kids….“I Hope You Suffer”

on September 10, 2019 by

Suffering is the fertile ground for great growth in character, wisdom, and virtue. Suffering grows our dependence on God while undermining our…

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Fat Teen Boys More Prone To Heart Attacks In Middle Age

on September 8, 2019 by

Data from nearly 1.7 million men in Sweden born between 1950 and 1987 who had extensive physical exams when they entered mandatory…

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Gun Used In Argument B/W Pastor & Youth Pastor’s Wives

on September 6, 2019 by

A “minor conflict” between the wives of a pastor and youth pastor at a West Virginia church resulted in gunfire, leading to…

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Engaging Kids About Pop-Culture

on September 5, 2019 by

A song on the top of the charts, a new Netflix show everyone is binging, a new trend everyone…

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Justin Bieber Leads Worship At Church For The First Time

on September 4, 2019 by

Having trust in Jesus at your worst times is the absolute hardest. But he is faithful to complete what he started

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Discovering God’s Freedom From Pornography

on September 4, 2019 by

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Teen Relationships Go Virtual

on September 3, 2019 by

The result is a number of teens who have a boyfriend or girlfriend whom they’ve never met and never get to see…