Sexting often leads to heartbreak, humiliation

On behalf of the Safe Internet Alliance, Linda Criddle was interviewed for this story by Lois M. Collins. It was published Sat. Aug. 21st, by the Deseret News.

Also interviewed was Dr. Scott Whittle, a psychiatrist and medical director of Primary Children’s residential and day treatment programs who said “When our children face shame and embarrassment [from sexting] and aren’t able to find relief, they may consider drastic measures that place them at risk,” Whittle said. “This is a reaction we are seeing from bullying and the social taunting that comes from sexting that is shared beyond its intended audience.”

Read the full article here Sexting often leads to heartbreak, humiliation.



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