Cuddling plays such an important role in our wellbeing - it's a natural antidepressant, relieves anxiety and strengthens our immune system.
The problem is that we're not getting enough of it.
Travis Church, Dayshima Jackson, Rachel Pac, and Dana Schwab offered the Coalition’s insight into the reality of dating abuse – a relevant topic to the day’s audience, as 15 percent of teens who have been in a relationship have reported being physically assaulted by their partner.
With USJ’s history of community engagement and core values that include compassionate service, integrity, and diversity, offering these youth this kind of training is aligned to the University’s mission and offers us great hope for our future.
You will get more interest and responses here than all paid dating sites combined!
D.; Rachel Pac; Skylar Ives, CT YOUTH Forum Associate; Dana Schwab; (back row, L to R) Travis Church; Alex Taylor, CT YOUTH Forum Program Manager; Dayshima Jackson.
In the 1960s and '70s, San Francisco achieved mythical status as the land of free love.
Fast-forward 40 years: Social mores have changed, but San Francisco still reigns as a bastion of active dating across all demographics.
Benda didn’t question his 17-year-old girlfriend when she took a naked picture of herself in the mirror on his cellphone. “I didn’t think.” Now, her former boyfriend is facing serious consequences.
The photo is a reflection of her and Benda, his hands covering her body. The girl later told a Dakota County judge that she had forgotten about the picture until police came to her house and asked about it. Benda was convicted of felony child-pornography possession and is awaiting sentencing.