There are two sides to this conversation. What to say proactively, and being ready to say certain things reactively. Passive parenting is not an option in the digital age! Information is cheap and fast. If parents don’t answer the tough and awkward questions early and often, then you can be sure Dr. Google will.
What if your kid admits an online addiction? What would you say?
This is John 1:17 in action. LEAD with GRACE (forgive)….FOLLOW with TRUTH (consequence). The order is critical.
See also Strategy 8: Get Help if Necessary for more information on what to do when someone you love is in trouble online. Do not mess around with a long-term porn addiction or online predators.