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dl0430 posted:
Our son was caught thanks to "google history" on grandpa's computer looking up Big boobs and girl sex. Our home computer is blocked. Says kids at school were talking about it and he was curious. Having a hard time looking at him, any advice!!
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Louise_WebMD_Staff responded:
I think you introduce age appropriate books. Talk about Internet safety. Talk about the dangers and your values. Ask him to ask you questions and be willing to answer, find answers.
 
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Loel_Tabasa responded:
Part of his growing up, raging hormones, curiosity. It's fine as long as it is not in excess or have become an obsession. You should also feel relieve and some sort of pride that he is actually looking at women and not pictures ofother boys or old men...
 
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GingerKohler responded:
If you haven't been educating him from the beginning, then don't be ashamed of him. He's simply a curious little boy. I'd be more dismayed that he didn't feel comfortable asking you about the subject. I would far better like my own son to come to dad and ask to see what girls looked like than to go to some site the kids at school told him to. Start showing him art where the human body is not shown in a degrading way - Michelangelo's "David" for example. The human body is a beautify thing. Don't refer to it as something negative or he might think his curiosity is taboo and go elsewhere for answers. Teach him that what's important is how it's portrayed. Let him know that these sites show women who are not happy in life. They are being exploited and have been taught that that is all they are good for. Also show him how to be a gentleman. Fifth Element, is a good one. The male characters turned around when the girl changed into a dry shirt (even the scoundrel hero).
 
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rednewbie responded:
I had a similar situation with my daughter... And what we did was tell her to write up the questions and give me a few days to answer them. We did like 3 questions a week (the list was long)... and I was floored what she asked. There was questions about filming and threesomes. Wow.. I was shocked.. But we got through it.. and I told her what you see on the web is not a good source for sexual questions and there is some very strange things out there and told her how to get out of certain situations and let her know her sexual activity can only be determined by her, and not to let anyone talk her into doing something she is not comfortable. I know things are different with boys and girls, but trust me in the fact I taught my son how to be respectful and treat a girl right. In this time, snapping bras and making "big jug" comments is harassment. To bad it was not the same when I was a kid. I still remember some jerk sitting behind me in science and unhooking my bra. Yikes! Good Luck.. And be careful with your son looking stuff on the computer, because it might not be good to have the "history" on your computer. If you or your husband are in a job with other kids, it might not be safe. Gin
 
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jamhi75 responded:
It is hard when you realise the little boy you held, just last week, is now becoming a man. It took me a lomg time to get it. Porn at any age is not ok, tho. I have had several talks with my eldest son about it and none were easy. He violated your rules by looking it up on someone else's computer, he KNEW it was wrong. Trust issues may arise between you and your son, not to mention what to about the grandpa's computer. I suggest you tell him to be in sight of the computer when your son is on it, or take away priveleges of being able to be on the computer (that's what I did) at all. I don't know how old your son is, but I can tell you that too young does not exist when we talk to our children about things that can hurt them. You told them not to touch the stove cause it was hot. You told them not to cross the street without holding hands, You told them not to go out without zipping up the coat or wearing a hat. This is no different. Computers are full of things that are dangeruos to our kids (no matter how old or young they might be ). You are doing the right things, you just have to do a little more...
 
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ashley27409 responded:
I take my laptop with me when my teen daughter is home alone. she's not looking at sexual stuff, but on it too much and too obsessed with celebrities.


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