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Never Send Nude Selfies, 7 Reasons from John Piper

There are some sentences you think you'll never have to say until you have to say them. Parents probably say things to kids they never thought they'd have to say. Here's one: never take and send a nude photograph of yourself to someone.

Unfortunately this is something that must be said. Here's an excerpt from the post below from John Piper and Desiring God:

"This is part of a much larger phenomenon, among young males specifically, who will send unsolicited nude pictures of themselves to girls, out of the blue — a disturbing new practice now well documented by journalist Nancy Jo Sales in her eye-opening book: American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers. It’s a troubling book, too, and a wakeup call for any parent with a daughter who has a smartphone."

“If a man asks an unmarried woman to show him her body, by definition he is unworthy of her trust and affection.”

Read the post here: Never Send Nude Selfies: Seven Reasons