Caroline Knorr

Caroline Knorr

Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
October 29, 2019

Do I have to worry about porn?

Do I have to worry about porn?

On the parenting-freak-out scale of "meh" to major, your kid seeing porn rates up there pretty high. The reality is, if your kid is between age 10 and 12, there's a decent chance they've already seen it. By the time they reach 14, about half of kids have been exposed. And by the time they finish high school, almost all boys and most girls have seen porn. But it may not be because they went looking for it. Explicit images are readily available more than ever on Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitch. An innocent Google Image search can prove … revealing. Even if your kid hasn't seen porn ...

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