What to do if your teenager is watching pornography
Published 08/02/2012 | 06:00
1 Have a united approach as parents. Lead by example.
2 Have a calm chat at a later stage (not in the heat of the moment).
3 Explain that it is normal to be curious about sex.
4 Identify women as people rather than sexual objects.
5 Explore links between porn and criminal activity.
6 Explain sexuality in the context of a loving relationship.
7 Explain the damage that viewing pornography can cause.
8 Establish firm boundaries in relation to internet use.
9 Be ready to experience and face up to periods of conflict.
10 Urge them to develop other healthy hobbies.
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