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The False Promise of Abstinence

The False Promise of Abstinence

Abstinence was drilled into me as a young girl. To the point where it was implied (and at times, even directly said) that sex was bad. At the same time, like a dangled carrot, I was taught that if I wait (because that’s what ‘true love’ does), then sex in my marriage would be amazing.... read more

February 21, 2013 Alece Ronzino Featured Content, Relationships 102

On Getting Tested for HIV

On Getting Tested for HIV

Editor’s Note: Alece Ronzino is an incredibly honest writer, with an incredible story. This is an element of her story that has never shared before. We are honored that she would choose to share it with us. I was the all-American good girl growing up. I turned my homework in on time, studied for tests,... read more

April 16, 2012 Alece Ronzino Featured Content, Relationships 52