Category: Sex

Why Porn Addiction Affects Us All

One of my all-time favorite t.v. shows is 30 Rock. It’s so smart and so funny, and I just love Tina Fey. I especially like an episode called “The Tuxedo Begins,” in which Jack Donaghy, one of the show’s main characters, decides to run for Mayor of New York. There is so much about the…
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Women and the Super Bowl

Well another Super Bowl has come and gone, and while the Ravens fans are probably all celebrating this morning, I have found myself asking a lot of hard questions. And no, I’m not referring to the power outage. After spending my evening tuning in and out of the game, I ended the night with an…
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The Brain on Lust

Today I’m doing a little celebrating! Yesterday marked the last day of the last class of my doctoral coursework! Wahoo! Now, I still have at least a year and a half left of comprehensive exams and dissertation writing before I can reach the PhD, but the end of coursework is definitely a milestone. Plus, coursework…
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Why Bragging About Your Sex Life Isn’t Just Annoying

This past week, pastor/blogger Tim Challies published a post titled “Keeping Intimate Details Intimate.” In it he discussed the potential dangers of a married couple talking too openly about their sex life. Though he does not instruct Christians to avoid these conversations altogether, he encourages Christians to enter into them with wisdom and great caution,…
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Some Thoughts on Amendment One

Last week I was home in North Carolina visiting family and friends, which made for interesting timing. It was the week leading up to NC’s Marriage Amendment vote, which means I was inundated with information, debates, and commercials for both sides. Because I now live in Illinois I was admittedly uneducated about many of the…
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