With such heavy reliance on technology for the purpose of socializing, it has never been easier to present a persona who is different from who you really are. Discover 10 easy ways to determine whether the person you are talking to is real or is catfishing you.
Dr. Lisa Fontes, author of Invisible Chains, discusses Coercive Control which is form of dating violence that is often hard to see from the outside. Coercive Control occurs when a partner uses threats, isolation, manipulation and verbal abuse to maintain power and control over a partner. Read More
What is the appropriate reaction to discovering your teenager has posted pictures of his/her genitals on the internet? A mother gives her account of being in such a situation and how she handled it....as best she could.
As parents, we are nearly powerless to prevent our teens from dating, but we can help them be prepared to make better, healthier choices when they do. Educating them on sex, consent, risks associated with social media and drinking will open the lines of communication towards making wise choices.