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Domestic violence is a topic that is actually quite secretive. Most people keep their experiences of domestic violence to themselves, mainly out of fear. Contrary to popular belief, violence in a relationship does not only happen to females. According to Amy E. Bonomi et. al., past studies have concurred that a high rate of domestic violence happens to females and males (2012). 44% to 88% of females and 36% of males have reported dating violence.

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What happens when mom and dad don’t work out, another man moves in the picture, and suddenly you have more siblings that aren’t quite fully your sibling? This article focuses on how the new offspring affect the relationship of already existing children.

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Child abuse is a topic that no one really wants to talk about and the victims do not always want to come out and revealed what had happened to them. In the article "Wave of sexual abuse allegation for Private Boy's School in Britain" published in The Gazette, Stephen Castle exposes a scandal related to child abuse in a Britain school. In this article, he explains that it is only years after the actual event that one of the former student revealed what had really happened.

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College Presidents are pushing for lowering the drinking age to 18. Is it a good idea or a terrible idea?

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Hooking up is a new term that refers to casual sexual encounters between people who have no relationship commitments or expectations. It is extremely common on college campuses, and according to Leslie Kooyman, et. al, hooking can negatively affect identity development of females (2011). Kooyman cites that college students are at a point in their lives in which they are experimenting living on their own and experimenting new behaviors, specifically new sexual behaviors (Arnett 2000).

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The rate of successful marriage has declined over the years and many don't know why. Could observing gay and lesbian marriages help us understand why straight marriages are failing and help stop the rate of divorce?

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Fashion and beauty are part of our every day life. We are judge constantly on our appearance and ignoring others' judgment is extremely difficult. People are ready to do many things to achieve what they want to look like. Whatever they do, some will never like what they see in the mirror.  These people will often develop eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. These problems are very present in the women's fashion industry because girls are constantly comparing themselves with each other.

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Eliana Dockterman (2014) writes an article in which she looks at two studies done that focus on the effects MTV shows 16 and Pregnant, and its spinoff, Teen Mom, have on teenagers. One study argues that these television shows have glamorized teen pregnancy, while the other says that they are actually helping to prevent it.

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