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Get insight into the reasons why young people may get involved in sexting and what you can do to support your child on this issue and resolve the situation. In fact, this is not true. Nobody should feel that this is expected or that they have to do this to keep a relationship alive. This is very often an emotional or mental health need or a learning difficulty. In these situations, other people may take advantage of their neediness or trusting approach to friendship and can manipulate the child to share a nude or explicit image by pretending to be in a romantic relationship with them.
Young people who have shared nudes do not always do this because they are pressured. Some tell us they do it for fun or because they thought they looked good. All communication online is a form of personal expression and it needs a sensitive approach from parents to explore this issue with their child as they develop their identity in their teenage years.
They should not be shamed or punished but helped to understand that this is not appropriate or even lawful. If they build trust, they might. s to look out for on profiles. Impact of coercive relationships Your child might find they are friends with someone or a group who are controlling and pressure the child into doing things for them.
This could escalate into requests for nudes. Your child might earnestly believe that these people are their friends and, in his or her eagerness to be accepted, your child may do what is asked. It is against the law to try to solicit sexual images from and to possess or distribute explicit images of . Under the law, anyone under 18 is .
If the child is under 13 the offence is even more serious For more information, visit gthe Child law advice website. Many sexting incidents are now dealt with in this way. However, for more serious incidents for example, deliberately sharing an image to abuse — using the image to coerce or exploit the victim prosecution may still take place.
The Zipit app can help your child fend off requests to share nudes from young people they know. Childline — a free helpline. If you believe it is more serious than one-off inappropriate behaviour between young people who have now apologised and tried to make amends, you are free to report it to the police.
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Impact of coercive relationships. Your child might find they are friends with someone or a group who are controlling and pressure the child into doing things for them. s that your child may be sharing nudes Here a list of things to look out for that may indicate that your child may be sending nudes and in of your support. In rare cases, can be given a smartphone to use to communicate with this person who tells them it is a gift because they love them.
The intention is to hide the relationship from parents and carers. What you can do to help them. If they fear you will take these steps, they may not confide in you when they most need to do so. They may also fear that they will lose their friends and sources of support.
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