In recent years, substance abuse of drugs or alcohol has grown by a notable (and scary) amount. Statistics show that 19.7 million different Americans aged 12 and older grappled with some substance abuse disorder in 2017. Almost 74% of that population is dealing with alcohol abuse vs. drugs, and 1 in 8 are abusing both substances simultaneously.Continue reading
The holiday season is an exciting and enjoyable time for most people, the chance to reconnect with loved ones, and disengage from the stresses of the outside world for a bit. However, there is another side of the holidays that is far less known: indeed, the holiday season the time of year where interest in sex rises the most, based on search terms around this time.Continue reading
Thanksgiving is a very family-oriented holiday, coming second only to Christmas. This is proven by the fact that over 50 million Americans decide to travel somewhere else to spend the holidays with family or friends.
A large portion of these Americans happen to be young adults, with approximately 23 percent of all young adults deciding to travel back home for the holidays. This is over twice the number of people in their 40s that decide to go visit family or friends for Thanksgiving.
It should come as no surprise that this country has developed a close relationship with alcohol. Besides a brief period in the 1920s when prohibition was enforced, alcohol has been around and freely enjoyed for centuries. It was so important to us as a culture that even during the middle of prohibition when there were severe penalties for making and distributing alcohol, thousands of people around the country continued to do it and millions more continued to drink it in secrecy.
The thought of dating someone who has a disease might be extremely unnerving to some people. However, it is important to understand not all diseases are made equal. Even the many strains of a disease are far different from each other.
For example, the different types of hepatitis vary greatly from each other in many ways. That is why individuals should take the time to educate themselves on the specifics of each type of hepatitis and what it means to date someone who has them. Here is an in-depth guide of everything you need to know about having a partner with hepatitis.
It seems like everywhere you look nowadays there is some reference to your casual sex or what is commonly known as hookup culture. Some people view it as just the latest trend in sex, while others see it as a direct attack on the healthy sexual relations of Americans, especially teenagers and people in their early 20s. But what exactly is hookup culture and how does it affect the average American? These are things that this article plans to explore as it dives into what hookup culture is and what it can lead to.
Drug use has been a rampant issue in this country long before the 1980s and, unfortunately, it is still a very real problem today. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, over 28 million Americans use some illicit drugs. This statistic does not even include marijuana, which is still recreationally illegal in many states as well as federally. That’s a lot of people who are regularly putting themselves directly in the path of consequences that could ruin their lives.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise. This is not up for debate or an assumption, it is a cold, hard, and terrifying truth. Whether you want to face the facts or not doesn’t really matter because either way, a quarter of all Americans are currently living with an incurable STD.
Well, it’s crazy to think that another year has come and gone already, but here we are in 2019! As we look forward to what could be a fantastic year for each and every one of us, it is time to think about how you handle yourself at events like parties. Not knowing how to safely and adequately conduct yourself at an event can be the difference between having a great 2019 and have a dismal one, so be prepared with these helpful tips.
Let’s talk about making love, afternoon delight, belly bumping, bumping uglies, doing the wild thing, getting down, or getting laid (aka sex). It goes by many names, but regardless of what you call it, the overall process is still the same.