“We had been dating for a year when I asked him, out of the blue, if he had a pornography problem. His answer started a journey I never could have expected.”
Articles From "Love & Relationships"
The more facts you learn, the more comfortable you’ll be with bringing it up. But how can you translate those facts into a natural conversation?
The evidence can’t be ignored that porn does influence how people think about sex. What sexual expectations are these themes influencing our generation and the next to have?
Affirming words like “I am so proud of you! I never doubted you,” will allow your partner to feel comfortable telling you when their urges have been high.
As more and more research comes out about how porn negatively affects consumers and relationships, a lot of porn’s problems are no big secret anymore.
Looking the other way is not the healthiest or best approach. Get the facts on what to know about your child’s exposure to porn and what you can do about it.
On Instagram, porn is often hidden behind hashtags and emojis that appear innocuous but are used as secret code to tag and search for particular types of porn.
Traditional tools can be time-consuming, aren’t likely to catch deeper issues, expose parents to more information than they need to know, and invades kids’ privacy and trust. It’s a huge pain for you, and let’s face it—kids don’t like it. Thankfully, there is a better way.
If a child tells a parent they need help, chances are they’ve been trying to find the right words to say and the right time to say them for a while.
It’s no secret that the adolescent brain is unique from that of adults, but what is it exactly that makes the teenage brain so different, and is it all bad?
Given the average age of exposure to porn is around 11 and younger, chances are a glimpse of the word “porn” on a shirt isn’t a kid’s first intro to it.