So my nudes (pics) are getting shown everywhere and I can’t tell my parents about it, so what do I do, please help me!!

Updated 17 December 2018 under Ask Us.

One of the reasons it’s important not to post anything online that you wouldn’t want your grandma to see, is because nothing that you post or send online is ever […]

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My boyfriend and I started dating about a week ago, and last night while we were on the phone he asked me to make him bigger, then he sent me a bad picture. It really upset me. I am also asexual, and he knew that! What should I do?

Updated 2 August 2018 under Ask Us.

How you communicate in relationships is important, and can be difficult, especially when they are new. If your boyfriend is sending you pictures or images that make you upset or […]

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How can I understand politics and the news more? How can I tell if it is real or fake news?

Updated 21 April 2017 under Ask Us.

You are not alone in trying to figure out whether news is real or fake—a recent study found that that a lot of teens have trouble telling the difference between […]

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Problematic Interactive Media Use (PIMU)

Updated 16 April 2021 under Health Guides.

Media and digital technology are everywhere, and most of us use some form of it every day without even thinking about it. We use it to do homework, to keep […]

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I spend a lot of time texting with my friends. Is it possible to be addicted to texting?

Updated 13 August 2015 under Ask Us.

Texting is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, but since it is a less intimate form of communication, there can be drawbacks. You may feel […]

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Does meeting someone on Tinder increase my chances or risk of getting STDs?

Updated 15 July 2015 under Ask Us.

I’m 19 and going off to college in the fall. A bunch of my friends are on Tinder and I am too. But I have not met with anyone and […]

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My mom made a new rule that if I want to keep my Facebook and Instagram accounts, I have to add her as a friend and let her follow my posts, but I don’t really want to. What should I do?

Updated 17 June 2015 under Ask Us.

It is hard to let parents into your social media life, especially when they change from less restrictive to more restrictive rules. Your mom probably made the decision because she […]

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Someone from my high school committed suicide last week. I didn’t know her very well, but we were Facebook friends. Her posts were always so upbeat and happy, and I had no idea she was even depressed. What did I miss?

Updated 13 May 2015 under Ask Us.

You may not have missed anything—it can be hard to truly “know” someone, especially when the only access you have to them is through social media, like Facebook.  Because social […]

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