“Dating sites do increase the number of people, at least in principle, (who are) interested in meeting you,” says Dan Sapen, Ph.
Parents should know and see who their teen is Skyping with or video chatting with. The more parents and teens know the safer our kids will be.
The most important goal is to make sure your child’s online relationship is safe, not phony and not one that may put your teen in harm’s way.
They may pretend to be a younger teen even though in reality they are an older man preying on teen girls.
That’s why it’s so important when teens are using social networking sites for teens to know everyone on their friend list in real life and delete them if they don’t (Not friends of friends).
Signing up or logging on seems to now be the easy part.
For some reason, nailing the profile or spotting lies in other people’s profiles tends to be the hard part.There are many teen dating sites, such as that allow teens age 13 to use their site.A simple Google search will reveal many teen dating sites where your teen can engage with anyone from anywhere.Grooming is the process that online predators and catfish alike use to develop a trusting relationship with their victims.Before your teen knows it they could be manipulated into believing someone really cares about them when all they want is to lure them into meeting them possibly for sex, or to get pictures, steal money, or use them for identity theft.X is trying to impress you enough to get you to go out with him with as little delay as possible.