“He came into my office visibly upset; we shared a quick greeting and before you know it he shoved a cell phone close to my eyes and said, “Look at this!” I was thrown for a loop when I began to focus on the screen of his 15-year-old daughter’s cell phone. It was her, sans blouse and supporting garments. First of all, there is no woman, young or old, that I need to see other than my wife. This still somewhat shocking episode began a new phase of my counseling practice: working with parents and their teens after he or she was busted for sexting. Since that cold winter day two years ago, I have worked with dozens of teens and their families as they come to terms with this phenomenon.”

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