Music, movies, television shows, podcasts…almost all of our entertainment and media intake is littered with normalizing sex. Whether it’s sex while dating, casual sex with friends, or a one-night stand, we are consistently surrounded by the idea that sex before marriage is good and fun. So many of these entertainment platforms are targeted toward young […]
A Better You!
Social media, the entertainment industry, and even friends can lead you to believe that sex in short-term relationships is the right of a liberated female population. Here at Advice and Aid, we are all about empowering women. We are even run by some very strong and empowered women. We are also all for speaking honesty
There is substantial evidence that what are possibly some of the most beautiful things in the world almost weren’t in the world because they weren’t given a chance. They were almost not here. They were almost undone. Consider your favorite, most moving musical score or song. Think about that book that you read over and
The following was written by one of our staff members here at Advice & Aid; someone who has walked through pregnancies – planned and unplanned, wanted and unwanted – with many. Before the days of over-analysis, back when a cake was a cake was a cake, I had my share of it. I never had
An unplanned pregnancy. The news is enough to cause anyone, in any situation, to be thrown off balance. But no matter the news – no matter the decision – what is important is that you aren’t alone during this time. Friends play a huge part in how we can deal with the surprises of life.
The following are some thoughts that were shared with us by one of our nurses here at Advice & Aid. While her story is unique to her, it certainly strikes a chord with all of us right now. You just might find some comfort here as we all mourn the loss of control in our
From gray clouds to open skies After stress of finals, classes, due dates, and assignments, spring break is a much-needed getaway from reality and our everyday lives. Stretching out poolside or taking a trip to the beach lets us recharge and take a hiatus. No matter how you spend your spring break, it’s a fun,
Pregnancy does not just affect the individual female and male involved – it also affects the parents of those individuals. Parents hold a unique position in the lives of their children, no matter how young or old that child is. One father/doctor offers a beautiful perspective of the special opportunity being a grandparent is. This
The love of a Mom. Nothing is more fierce, and nothing more exhausting! As we look ahead to Mother’s Day, we wanted to hear from a mom who had plenty of experience at this “toughest job you’ll ever love.” Humorous, honest and helpful . . . her words can give hope and encouragement to other
Wiping away winter blues It’s that time of year again. The sun is beginning to warm up the city, the birds and colors of green are coming in around us, and the students cooped up with the stress of midterms begin to have dreams of beaches, poolside views and parties with friends. Spring break is