New technologies make it more important than ever to talk to teens about sexual behavior. The hormonal and inexperienced are now armed with smartphones and tablet computers. In the eyes of the law, sexting can be prosecuted as child pornography. Creating, possessing and distributing it are all considered crimes. A felony conviction will put them on the sex offender registry. Prosecutors also have the discretion to charge sexting under indecency and sexual harassment statutes.
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Teens: Tell the Truth! Do you have a secret about your sex life that you'd never tell your parents? Many parents have confessed to me that, at some point, they have experienced a nearly irrepressible urge to rifle through their teen's backpack. Or to read their teen's journal—be it an online diary or a lined book filled with loopy script that was left spread-eagle and spine-up near the family computer. It's understandable that parents would want to do a little investigating. Even without any solid evidence or direct testimony, there are clues when a teen is embarking on a journey for which his or her parents did not plan the itinerary: the left-onscreen IM to a girl with an unfamiliar name that ends "i luv u!
Oh, what to do? Unfortunately, this phenomenon is now common and increasing in frequency, even as the average age of the sexter goes down. We look at what sexting is, why they do it, the many serious consequences that flow from it, and what you can do to help parents. Commentators generally agree that there are numerous reasons why young people engage in sexting. They are consistent with this list, mostly compiled by Dr Maureen Griffin, an Irish forensic psychologist who has spoken with adolescents while visiting over schools across Ireland:.
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