Sexting & Nude Photographs
Although there are very real, serious consequences associated with sexting, it’s important to also focus on the motivations behind it and the risks associated with the behavior. Understanding the phenomenon can help us prevent kids from using poor judgment and engaging in self-destructive behavior. Sexting is increasingly prevalent among kids — no longer something we can assume only happens to other families. Yet, it also confuses and angers many parents who can’t imagine digitally sharing something so intimate.
For more parenting tips on sexting, watch our video on the 8 Things You and Your Teen Need to Know About Sexting.