Posts Tagged ‘Cosmo’

Keep up, Cosmo

Earlier last week, Cosmopolitan posted an embarrassing article entitled, “15 Facts About the Rhythm Method of Contraception.” I had high hopes at first, given that Cosmo recently published a promising feature on fertility awareness-based methods (FAMB) and consulted some really valuable sources for the piece. Surely, after their interview with FACTS Executive Director Dr. Marguerite Duane,…

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Embrace the cross

From the Family Foundations archives **** “Embrace the cross” is a phrase that will never find its way onto the cover of Cosmopolitan as a means of improving your sex life. And yet, I’ve found it is the one way that really works.  Some couples are dissatisfied with their sexual intimacy; this is evident in the many magazine…

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Media Matters

Media matters. I remember discussing media with grade- and high school students during my years as a chastity educator. Every class, without fail, we encountered students who were convinced that they could read, watch and listen to whatever they wanted because they believed they were unaffected by the messages and images. They usually cited being…

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Birth control options [stink]

There isn’t a birth control option for women that doesn’t suck, and that’s a problem. This was the headline of a Cosmo article I came across (not linked because of the article’s distasteful language), and I have to say I wholeheartedly agree. The article was a first person account of a young woman who chose a Paraguard…

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