Mobile Devices and Computers
- Your child spends large amounts of time online, especially at night. Sexual predators also prowl the Net at night, seeking contact with young people.
- Your child turns quickly changes the screen when you come into the room.
- Your child locks the door when using working on their devices.
- Your child lies about device use.
- Your child is using an online account belonging to someone else.
- You find pornography and inappropriate picture files on your child’s devices. If you find a little problem, the likelihood is that there is a much larger problem.
- You find all the sites erased on the history.
- Your child becomes withdrawn from the family, isolates from his friends, is depressed, and leaves formerly enjoyed pursuits.
- Your teen now notices bodies instead of focusing on relationships.
- You notice a loss of respect for girls and women.
- Your child receives phone calls, mail, gifts, or packages from people you don’t know. Time in chat rooms is usually a problem. You have a high phone bill with unfamiliar numbers.
- Tolerance for sexually explicit movies will change.
- Dating patterns may change, and ideas of appropriateness become much more liberal.
- Your child spends a lot of time in libraries where porn is concealed from parents.
- If a child acts repulsed by, afraid of, or doesn’t want to be with a relative, friend, or family member, you might suspect sexual abuse, a common by-product of pornography. One out of 3 girls and l out of 7 boys are sexually molested by the age of 16. Most abused children do not tell their parents.
- There is a common thread of anger and impatience on the part of the person involved in porn. The anger may be directed at the spouse, and sometimes the children.
- Women can fight porno by asking their husbands and boyfriends if they view pornography.
- Churches need to see porn as a war worth winning, and make a plan. Men, women and children have porn addictions.