Courting Disaster: Boys sexting more, missing more social/emotional cues

NBC TODAY features The Big Disconnect and Dr. Steiner-Adair to launch a discussion of the ways boys use sexting “to connect,” but how it disconnects them from social/emotional learning essential for healthy development.

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Parents are being confronted by the new “hookup culture” surrounding sexting, and how boys are courting their partners in more directly than ever. “Boys who engage in this think they may be pushing  the envelope but they don't feel what they send is offensive and all they’re doing is trying to connect, yet in doing so important social cues are lost…”

 

 

Date: August 15, 2013

Category: Television

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