Understanding the difference between guilt and shame

Trauma darkens people’s lives—worldwide. Much of that trauma remains hidden, especially in the developing world: unrecognized, undiagnosed, and therefore left untreated. Shame arises from a negative evaluation of the self (“I did something wrong”) whereas guilt comes from a negative evaluation of one’s behavior (“I did something wrong”). Shame is a general feeling Read more…

Causes and Consequences of Trauma

Trauma darkens people’s lives—worldwide. Much of that trauma remains hidden, especially in the developing world: unrecognized, undiagnosed, and therefore left untreated. These trauma-based disorders and diseases affect not only individuals, but also families, communities and even whole societies. They create an ecosystem of profoundly adverse consequences for human development, for Read more…

Sexuality and Disability

sexualityanddisability.org is constructed as a bunch of questions a woman with a disability might have – about her body, about the mechanics and dynamics of having sex, about the complexities of being in an intimate relationship or having children, about unvoiced fears or experiences of encountering abuse in some form.

Scarleteen

Sex education for the real world with inclusive, comprehensive, supportive sexuality and relationship advice and information for teens and emerging adults. It includes progressive information on all topics from sex, sexuality, relationships and other health topics.

Love is Respect

Support, information and resources for young people who have questions or concerns about dating and relationships. 24/7 Support chart along with texting and call. Multiple quizzes on relationships. Check out “Relationships 101” for information on dating basics, healthy relationships and different types of abuse.

SexEtc.org

Sexetc.org is a website created by teens for teens. Blog articles are about issues that are important to teens. Check out their Tumbler page for answering those uncomfortable questions as well as sexual health terms with definitions. Play the condom game and test your knowledge on condom steps!