Sandy Bober shares her personal testimony about being raped in college, her infection with an STD and her struggles and ultimate victory to regain her self-esteem, healthy relationships and a successful marriage.

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Dear Fight the New Drug,

Thank you for your efforts in freeing the world of sexual exploitation, destroyed relationships, and damaged minds.

Today is my anniversary. Yes, my wedding anniversary, but also the anniversary of D Day, or Discovery Day. That is a term, among a multitude of others that I never wanted to learn.

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Are You in a Situationship? How to Tell and What to Do About It

September 2nd, 2021|News Articles|

By Emily DiNuzzo

Updated: Jul. 15, 2021

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Here’s what it means to be in a situationship and what experts recommend you do about these often confusing relationships.

What is a situationship?

Situationships are confusing to define and open to interpretation.

The catch-all definition of a situationship is an undefined romantic relationship, according to sex and relationship therapist Joe Kort.

“It isn’t given the same value or credit that […]