Research + News | Topic: Relationships
Oct 31, 2017
More Education Is Needed To Help Teens And Young Adults Stand Up To A New Epidemic: Digital Dating Abuse
Mary Kay’s annual ‘Truth About Abuse’ Survey reveals more than 80 percent of young people need more information to talk to friends about abuse. Read the article here.
Oct 4, 2017
How Technology Changes Teen Romance
The topic of teenage romance and sex has always been charged, but today’s pervasive digital technology has succeeded in turning up the wattage. Some parents have an easy and open channel with their adolescent around all things amorous while others find the subject painfully awkward and try to avoid it altogether. Read the full article here.
Jul 27, 2017
Over 1/3 Of Millennials In Relationships Spy On Partners’ Digital Correspondence
Devices—and their contents—are a new path to breakups. Read the report here.
Jun 12, 2017
Some Teens Would Rather FaceTime Than See Friends In Person
Nearly one in five teens surveyed preferred video chat via platforms like FaceTime or Skype over face-to-face hangout sessions. Read the research here.
May 2, 2017
Humanity, Not Technology: The Idea Worth Spreading
More tech is not the answer, and tech without mindfulness is likely to make things worse. Read the article here.
Apr 11, 2017
The Highs and Lows of Teens’ Instagram Use
For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found. Read the article here.
Apr 5, 2017
12 Ways Pornography Just Doesn’t Show Enough
This article from The Federalist states, “Pornography doesn’t go far enough to promote genuine love, which we can see primarily in three areas: conjugal love, relationships, and privacy.” Read the full article here.
Mar 17, 2017
Five Ways To Protect Students From Social Media
Tim Elmore says in a recent blog post, “Social media has become such an influential factor in students’ lives so rapidly, that, by and large, we’ve not figured out how to “civilize” it yet.”
Read the rest of the post here.
Feb 7, 2017
Tinder For Teens? Parents Freaking Out Over New App
Yellow, a new app, is advertised in the app store for kids ages 12 and up. It’s designed to help find new friends on Snapchat and is very similar to the dating app Tinder; with its swipe left, swipe right method. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2016
New Study Finds 15 Percent of 6th Graders Commit Cyber Abuse
According to a new study, 15 percent of sixth-grade students report they have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology. Read the article here.