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Teen Dating

This Teen Showers Every Time He Sees His GF -- For Her Safety

Posted 03.15.2012 | Teen

14-year-old Lauren Robinson from Colorado has a rare dairy allergy. Not only must she avoid consuming any dairy products, but her allergy is so severe...

The Inequity Leading Young Women To Make Dangerous Decisions

| Jessica Grose | Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

By Jessica Grose (Click here for original story) There's a new study from the Journal of Adolescent Health that shows that teenage girls whose prim...

How To Score A Date With Your Crush -- Using Facebook

| Debra Goldstein & Olivia Baniuszewic | Posted 02.16.2012 | Home

Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz -- flirtexting experts and authors of "Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart" -- bring you pre-appro...

'My Dog Is My Valentine -- Is That So Wrong?'

| Felicia Spahr | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

This is a regular column featuring original fiction by and for high school students, provided by Figment.com, an online community writing site for you...

Dating Ideas From Your Favorite Young Celeb Couples!

Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

We have to admit -- when a video recently surfaced of our favorite Veronica Mars star, Kristen Bell, breaking down in tears when fiance Dax Shepard g...

1 In 10 High School Students Say They've Experienced Dating Violence

| Laura McMullen | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

To many, February is the month of love, as grocers stock up on heart-shaped candies, florists order red roses, and restaurants book a flood of Valenti...

Teen Dating Violence

Christine Bork | Posted 04.02.2012 | Chicago
Christine Bork

Let's make sure we are teaching our sons and daughters that violence in relationships is not normal, and not OK.

February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Ludy Green, Ph.D | Posted 03.31.2012 | Parents
Ludy Green, Ph.D

Because teenage years are difficult (and secretive) enough as it is, there are warning signs that every parent and teacher can and should look for.

3 Tips For Texting Your Way INTO The Friend-Zone!

| Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz -- flirtexting experts and authors of "Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart" -- bring you pre-approv...

Mom and Dad, Excuse Me While I Have Sex In My Bedroom

Debra Ollivier | Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

When hormones start to bloom, the libido is quick to follow. So what do you do if your teenager wants to have sex at home? Do you let him or her do it under your roof? Or do you categorically forbid it?

Ugh! How I Embarrassed Myself In Front Of My Dream Girl

| p. tedjo | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home

This is a regular column featuring original fiction by and for high school students, provided by Figment.com, an online community writing site for you...

He Said/She Said: The Two Sides Of Every Dating Story!

| Terry Trueman | Posted 01.19.2012 | Home

We all know that there's two sides to every love story. In the new short story collection Girl Meets Boy, 12 of our favorite YA authors pair up to giv...

Password-Sharing And Dating: Romantic Or Dangerous?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.09.2012 | Home

When we were little, Sesame Street taught us all that sharing is an essential part of interacting with our peers. And when it comes to your boyfriend ...

He Said/She Said: The Two Sides Of Every Dating Story!

| Rita Williams-Garcia | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

We all know that there's two sides to every love story. In the new short story collection Girl Meets Boy, 12 of our favorite YA authors pair up to giv...

Profile Stalking, And Other Signs It's Time To Unfriend Your Ex On Facebook

| Debra Goldstein & Olivia Baniuszewic | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz -- flirtexting experts and authors of "Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart" -- bring you pre-appro...

Is It True Love? The 4 Stages Of Every New Relationship

| Jessica Zaleski | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home

If you just started seeing someone new, chances are your relationship is going to go through some stages. These stages happen in almost every relatio...

Start the Conversation: Ending Teen Dating Violence

Paul Robinson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Chicago
Paul Robinson

If we want our young people to have successful relationships, we need to talk to them about it. After all, you can't expect someone to succeed in a subject they've never been taught.

Please, Under My Roof...

Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D. | Posted 01.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.

My son Enrique was 14. He had come out at school and had been speed-dating middle school boys that fall. "Dating" mostly meant texting or going to a movie. The turnover of boyfriends seemed innocent... but Tom was different.

Too Little Too Late?

Marjorie Gilberg | Posted 12.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Marjorie Gilberg

Cindi Santana and her family did everything right to ensure her safety and the system failed them. Responding to dating abuse requires parents, schools, community leaders, law enforcement and elected officials to work together.

How Do I Disapprove of My Daughter's Friend or Boyfriend Without Being an Invasive Mom?

Elizabeth Berkley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Berkley

Whether it's a new boyfriend or a friend who sets off that little warning light in your brain, deciding how to handle these kinds of situations is one of the biggest struggles I've heard moms talk about.

Teen Sex Not Always Bad For School Performance

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new ...

Teen Sex Not Always Bad For School Performance

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new ...

Teen Sexuality: Sex as Sport and Girls as Game

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah M. Roffman

One team in the game of sexual baseball -- boys -- is always playing offense and the other, girls, only ever get to play defense.