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We all know that porn can effect someone mentally and emotionally (not to mention spiritually), but it turns out, unlimited access to pornography is having some adverse physical side-effects on young men, as well. An eye-opening TED talk from Gary Wilson: This is a serious issue. According to some statistics, the average age at which […]

Posted at: April 26th, 2013 - 9:44 pm - Number of Comments » 0

So, you’ve decided that you definitely do not want what the world has to offer in terms of sex. You’ve even read (or read about) and embraced John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. Now what? Let’s face it, as beautiful and inspiring as the TOB is, it can seem a bit intimidating — like […]

Posted at: April 3rd, 2013 - 11:19 pm - Number of Comments » 1

One of these days I will become a more diligent blogger. In the meantime, here are a few things that I’ve been keeping open in my browsers lately that I’ve been wanting to talk about here in my own little corner of the world wide web, but have been too lazy to get around to. […]

Posted at: February 5th, 2013 - 7:43 pm - Number of Comments » 3

One economist seems to think so. SourceFed has the highlights:

Posted at: January 29th, 2013 - 1:27 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Conservative pundit/comedian Steven Crowder gave a great presentation at the Values Voter Summit last weekend. At around the 5 min mark Crowder, a newlywed, starts to get serious about our culture’s attitude towards the sanctity of the marriage and the marital act. However you may feel about his delivery style, he made excellent points about […]

Posted at: September 18th, 2012 - 8:10 am - Number of Comments » 0

Last week, Trista from Not a Minx, a Moron or a Parasite, wrote a brave and brutally honest guest post for the Real Catholic Love and Sex blog about the anxiety she sometimes had when she thought about her potential wedding night. My thoughts were jumbled and erratic: Couldn’t there be another way to produce […]

Posted at: June 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm - Number of Comments » 0

The preface to Tim Muldoon’s latest column at Patheos reads: This is the myth of all myths: that people could use each other and still remember what compassion and tenderness looked and felt like. What follows is a very creative little narrative of the fall and how men and women lose their sense of compassion […]

Posted at: March 6th, 2012 - 10:39 pm - Number of Comments » 0

From Human Life International’s Adam Cassandra at CatholicLane: The St Mary Mother of Charity and Consolation Clinic for NFP opened last November in Nyeri, Kenya as part of the pro-life outreach efforts of HLI Kenya. The clinic, which teaches couples the Billings Ovulation Method of NFP, has been embraced by local Church leaders. “We hope […]

Posted at: January 16th, 2012 - 7:43 am - Number of Comments » 0

This is a wonderful interview with Matt Fradd, founder of The Porn Effect, in which he explains that the real problem with pornography is not that it shows too much, but that it shows much too little of the human person: Previous post: Porn Kills Love

Posted at: October 4th, 2011 - 4:46 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Reflecting on the book of Genesis (2:25), John Paul II writes: The human body, with its sex – its masculinity and femininity – seen in the very mystery of creation, is not only a source of fruitfulness and of procreation, as in the whole natural order, but contains “from the beginning” the “spousal” attribute, that […]

Posted at: September 6th, 2011 - 8:33 pm - Number of Comments » 0