What Happens When Kids Grow Up On Unlimited Access To Porn

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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 a child first sees porn … Read More

No to Gay Marriage, Yes to You

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The Catholic Church might condemn same-sex ‘marriage’ and living an active homosexual lifestyle, but she does not hate or condemn people with same-sex attraction nor does she consider SSA, in and of itself, a sin or something that one can or should be “cured” of. In this video, Fr. Pontifex beautifully and succinctly puts the Church’s teaching on this matter … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Scared of Sex

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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 offspring? I asked God. Are … Read More

TOB Tuesday: The Myth of Sex

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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 the more they try to … Read More

It’s a Mixed Up, Muddled Up, Shook Up World

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Wow. I love a man who cares about his appearance, but this is a bit ridiculous. I’m not even really a fan of women going to some of the lengths described below to enhance their looks. From the UK Daily Mail: We’ve had guyliner and manscara but now we have the guylashes – false eyelashes for men. … Eylure – … Read More

TOB Tues: Pornography Shows Too Little of the Human Person

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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

TOB Tues.: Picking Rotten Fruit

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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 is, the power to express … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Sexuality, Sacrifice and Love

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Fr. Robert Barron:

TOB Tuesday: Xtranormal TOB

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Very well done. Watch it in Spanish Portuguese

Diaz: “Sex is My Favorite Sport”

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Spoken like a true lady: “Sex is my favorite sport,” Diaz gushed while promoting her new movie, “Bad Teacher.” “Sex is the sexiest word in the English language,” she says in the June issue of Maxim Magazine. “Just the word is sexy to me. There’s something to it, don’t you think?” Diaz, 38, who is cast as a foul-mouthed school … Read More