Maureen O’Connor: I tend to think that the experience of having to thwart your parents in order to have sex is actually a healthful burden.
Or AT LEAST thinking you have to be quiet and afraid.
Children spend hours chatting online with their friends, and sometimes with strangers.
A recent study found that one in five children online is approached by a sexual predator, a predator who may try to set up a face-to-face meeting.
With the use of chat rooms and instant messaging, teens can communicate anonymously with other teens.
Nobody will judge you, as nobody can find out your real name. I've always wanted to talk to people anonymously and send decent pictures with it. This app will be yesterday's news much like other chat system before this i.e.: msn, aol and yahoo chat.He cringed at Angelina Jolie, who at age 14 was reportedly living with her 16-year-old boyfriend as man and wife in her mother’s home, but he praised the groovy Stockbridge, Massachusetts, painter who asked her teenage children’s lovers only to wash the sheets and otherwise “behave like good guests.” “This setup strikes me as fairly ideal,” Alford wrote, “a well-mixed cocktail of caution and tolerance with a possible pancake chaser.” Today the Cut took on the topic as a group of people who have not been teenagers for many years and who will not be parents of teenagers for many more. Charlotte Cowles: There’s something to be said for allowing your kids to do something that you might rather they not do in a safe environment.Kat Stoeffel: Did everyone’s high school have the progressive mom whose children’s lovers slept over and were served pancakes in the morning? If they’re going to do it anyway, you might as well have them do it at home.Some kids apparently can deal with that, but in general, being allowed to spend A TON OF TIME doing EVERYTHING POSSIBLE with your teen boyfriend seems like a bad idea.It’s best to avoid it during the emotional stage when it’s hard to resist getting in over your head.