It follows the stories of pregnant teenage girls in high school dealing with the hardships of teenage pregnancy.Each episode features a different teenage girl, with the episode typically beginning when she is The episode typically ends when the baby is a few months old.After Sophia's birth, the episode focuses on Abraham's struggles due to being housebound without a car and her difficult relationship with her mother.Her on-and-off boyfriend Derek Underwood, Sophia's father died December 28, 2008.There was the with my college suitemate Carina because it made us feel rebellious.We read it in her dorm room and snickered at how dumb it was.Abraham would later be one of the stars of Teen Mom.Amber Portwood is an 18-year-old girl from Anderson, Indiana, who is pregnant by her boyfriend of two-and-a-half years, Gary Shirley.
Love is an act of will–namely, both an intention and an action.” hooks later discusses our culture’s reluctance to define love: It is particularly distressing that so many recent books on love continue to insist that definitions of love are unnecessary and meaningless.Rather than sharing strategies that would help us become more loving it actually encourages everyone to adapt to circumstances where love is lacking.I think of the books that were popular when I was a teenager and when I was attending a Christian college. The ones that the “cool” churches had Young Adult Bible studies on.Or worse, the authors suggest love should mean something different to men than it does to women–that the sexes should respect and adapt to our inability to communicate since we do not share the same language.
This type of literature is popular because it does not demand a change in fixed ways of thinking about gender roles, culture, or love.
But the premise was exactly what bell hooks described above–that men and women are totally different and must be loved in different ways.