And one of the most important issues to this group is their sense of identity. So why do some girls post sexualized pictures? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Girls are more often targeted in cyberbullying attacks that focus on their sexuality. Girls need to learn that they should not be valued for their physical beauty alone. And the stakes for girls could not be higher.
And the stakes for girls could not be higher.
Social Media and Secret Lives of American Teenage Girls
In some ways, this is not new: But the motivation is also commercial. Girls need to learn that they should not be valued for their physical beauty alone. Personally, though parents have a big role, if we are in a position where we CAN influence these kids lives, we can make a difference by living out our lives in such a way to show them that we are more than our bodies. You can find the link here:. I had a dizzying flashback to an image of a child prostitute I had seen in Cambodia, in a disturbingly similar outfit.