Is your teen sexting?

According to this msnbc article many teens are sexting on their cell phones and on-line.  Sexting means sending any kind of sexually explicit photos or videos of oneself or another or sexual chatting either on-line or via cell phone. It seems that teens have a sense of invincibility when it comes to the dangers of risk-taking because the reward center of their brains have formed, but the prefrontal areas that manage good judgment have not. Sex Addiction Los Angeles

Many states have serious consequences for sending or receiving sexual photos.  Supervising your teens and talking to them directly about the consequences of these behaviors is important to help them stay safe.  For more information on sexting and to read the msnbc article go to:


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