They are experimenting with new, sometimes risky behavior, such as drinking and drugs, as they test their independence.
Those activities, combined with lack of understanding about definitions of consent, makes them vulnerable to nonconsensual sex, he said.
With Sister Hafen here today, I've been thinking of a moment when I was president of Ricks College and we went with the basketball team to Kansas for the national tournament. As they were playing in the semi-final game, our little group of Ricks fans were in the big arena cheering the team on. I still feel like you're all mine, even though this is a new generation.
Our cheering section included a few local Church members and some local people who had just been attracted to the team during the tournament. She said, "I've been watching you people cheer." She turned to Marie and said, "I have to know which one of those boys on that Ricks basketball team is yours, because I've never seen a mother cheer so hard. We want to cheer for him too." As Marie wondered what to tell her, I said, "They're all hers."I'm grateful Marie is here today. Especially given what I want to talk about with you today, I'd like to ask her just to say hello to you, then I'll go ahead.(Marie K. But seeing your shining faces makes me think of a scripture.
“It’s more common than we like to think.” Lila Hobbs was a 20-year-old sophomore in 2007 when she reported having been sexually assaulted by a fellow student at Gonzaga University.
Stunned, and feeling overwhelmed, Hobbs kept silent for a month.
"And if your eye be single to my glory, your whole bodies shall be filled with light, and there shall be no darkness in you; and that body which is filled with light comprehendeth all things." (D&C )Now that doesn't mean you are going to get an A on your English test or your biology test next week, but you will be comprehending things of much more importance.