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Feeling Stuck? Your Life Coach Can Help

Finding out you’re pregnant can reveal a whole lot of things. . . . a weakness in your romantic relationship. . . .the downside of some lifestyle choices. . . . the feeling you’re stuck in a rut. And you want out. But how can you change your life’s direction? We Get By With a …

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Will This Pregnancy Ruin My Plans?

Life is full of surprises. Pregnancy may be one of them. But pregnancy doesn’t need to ruin all your plans. Let’s talk about ways to stay on track even when pregnancy catches you by surprise. Will pregnancy make me drop out of school? No. Whether you’re in high school or college, you don’t have to …

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How to Turn Setbacks into Opportunities

How do you respond to setbacks? Do they send you into a tailspin? Do they drive you to seek easy answers—before you’ve even thought about the questions? Most of us take negative surprises like a collision with a wall. All we can think about is the pain we’re in. The mess we’re in. So we …

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Your Resilience Superpower and How to Get it

What do you do when an unintended pregnancy threatens to radically change your life? Life has thrown you a curve, and you’ve got to deal with it. In a word, you need to be resilient. Resilient people bounce back. They hit hard times and still find a good way forward. They fall down and climb …

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Michelangelo and You: How a Strong Relationship Shapes You

How many of the benefits of a healthy relationship do you know about? Look at what a healthy, loving relationship can help you do: Live longer Heal faster Feel less pain Reduce your stress level Avoid unhealthy habits like smoking and drinking Maintain healthy habits like exercising and eating right And did you know that …

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Is Respect Alive and Well in Your Relationship?

If you only watch movies or TV, you might come to believe that as long as the sex is good, the relationship is, too. But if you live in the real world, you may have noticed that’s not true. Look around you. The best, longest-lasting relationships are built on something else altogether. Something that doesn’t …

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Longing for Love: How to Fill Your Heart without Regrets

You were made to be loved. That’s why the longing to be loved is so strong. Yet you have probably heard society’s subtle whispers: “Who would ever want someone like you?” or “You’re not (_fill in the blank_) enough to be loved.” Then puberty hits, and hormones turn your longing for love into something deafening. …

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The Gift You’re Expecting

Have you ever gotten a Christmas gift you weren’t expecting? Maybe even one you didn’t want? An unexpected pregnancy can feel like that. It threatens to completely change your world. And this change was not what you were hoping for. But what if this pregnancy is actually a good gift?

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Adoption: Could it Be Best for Your Child?

All parents agree: deciding what’s best for our children is a heavy responsibility. All of us wonder at times whether someone else could raise our children better than we can. And some of us have discovered the answer is “yes.” That’s when it makes sense to make an adoption plan. Being a good parent may …

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Graduate While Pregnant? Yes You Can

A pregnancy test was probably the one test you hoped to flunk in high school. But here you are. Pregnant, with a long list of classes to finish. Graduation may seem completely out of reach. But it’s not. Sure, it will be an uphill climb. But you can do it. Others before you have succeeded. …

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The Abortion Pill: What You Need to Know

“Can’t I just take a pill and make this pregnancy go away?” That may be what you’ve heard. But if you’re asking this question, you’re smart enough to guess that’s not quite the whole story. Choices Pregnancy Center is here to help you learn all the facts about all your possible choices before you make …

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What If I Already Had an Abortion?

In spite of all the loud political voices arguing over abortion, many women who’ve had an abortion find it difficult to talk about. Are you one of those women? We know women who say they have only told one or two trusted people about their abortions. Some have never told anyone. Maybe that’s because they …

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