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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens by Joani Geltman

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online bullying

being made fun of can really hurt

Here's the Problem

According to an Associated Press–MTV poll, 56 percent of teens have experienced some type of online taunting, harassment, or bullying. This is an astounding, disturbing, and scary statistic. Teens complained that there were false rumors spread about them or that people took photos or videos of them and posted them without their permission. And let's just say these photos or videos did not show them in the most flattering light. One of the most egregious examples occurred in Ohio where a video was filmed and posted of high school football players raping an extremely intoxicated ...

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