Access to pornography is easier than ever and our teens are at risk of violence, failed relationships and low self-esteem. All of this makes it crucial for adults to be informed on how pornography affects developing minds and how to approach teens about sex, relationships and porn.
In episode 49, the Teen Life team takes a closer look at some of the dangers and consequences of pornography for our teens, while also giving practical tips on how to have positive conversations around this topic.
In this episode, we mentioned or used the following resources:
- 10 Tricky Ways Porn Will Target Your Kids in 2022
- 7 Ways Porn Kills Marriage–Plus Tips for Talking to Your Teens
- How Many Women Watch Porn?
- Porn Harms Girls in 12 Ways: Fight Back with 3 Empowering Mindsets
- Exodus Cry: Get the Facts
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- Podcast music by Luke Cabrera and Tobin Hodges
Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
Director of Communications
Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and has always had a heart for teenagers and the vulnerable life stage they are in. She has a wealth of experience to share from working with teens in ministry and leading support groups.
Tobin graduated with a Bachelors of Music from Texas Tech University. A teacher’s kid twice over, he taught for 13 years before coming to Teen Life. His entire career has been centered around helping students and teens from all walks of life become the best version of themselves
Digital Media Manager
Kelly has lived in three countries and worked with teens across the world, encouraging them to pursue their passions and to be kind. She’s been refining messages and telling stories for brands and non-profits since 2009.