What is Sexting ?
SEXTING is simply mean sending or receiving sexually explicit text images and videos. This is becoming a increasingly part of modern life. In a survey of 2015, it is found that 65% of parents of teenagers are worried about teen sexting that their child would use the smartphone to receive and send the sexting snapchat, sexting messages, sexting pictures and sexting video through sexting app like kik messenger.
And in the same survey it is also found that half of the parents in them have talked about it with their teenage daughter or son. They have talked about their worries and danger of using smartphone. So simply this is the main solution about your worries you should talk to your teenage daughter or son about it.
How to talk about Sexting with your Kids?
See, if you are a parent of teenager then you have to take the step of talking about it. You should choose the right time to talk and must have built a good relationship with them. May be it is an awkward moment for you. But really it is necessary.
But you should take care about the time when you are talking about sexting. It should not be the night before exam or before you are going out. Just try and pick a good time for both of you. But it is also a fact that there will be never a perfect time for this conversation. Keep the conversation general. It might be not long and of course it will not be the beautiful time for both you.
How to aware your Kid about Phone Sexting?
Hopefully you have talked about it before about staying safe online. You must assure that they understand about the seriousness about sharing sexting pictures. Once the picture is shared you cannot stop what happens to it. Of course they may believe that whom with they are sharing these pictures will not do anything wrong with it. But everyone has break up, don’t know after the break what he or she will do with your pictures.
Help them to understand that having sexual relationship with someone is all about the mutual understanding. It is very important to know that what your child sees as normal.
In the relationship, if one of the person want to make the sexting videos and click sexting images then other has to right to say no.
How to Deal with Teen Sexting?
And finally if your teenagers are saying that they never do sexting and all then you must tell them that if they feel or face any problem in future, they can come to you frankly. Don’t make it a one off conversation. No need to check their phone regularly. Just open the door for future so that they can tell you everything without any hesitation. I think now you understand what we are trying to say. So just maintain a good relationship with your teenager and let them feel free to talk to you in any matter of their life.