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my 15 yr old son is addicted to porn of all kinds and he has been stealing our phones and his step sisters kindle to look at porn. Any suggestions on how to handle this?

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worriedmom337

Asked by worriedmom337 at 11:59 PM on Jul. 30, 2013 in Teens (13-17)

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  • Lock up the phones and Kindle when not in use.
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 12:00 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • I'm having trouble understanding how a 15 year old would be addicted to porn. More likely, he's just a normal horny 15 year old boy and is enjoying the porn.

    If it's a true addiction, he can have counseling.

    If it's just normal horny boy stuff, do as PMS said. You can also talk to him about how fake it is, and how real women are nothing like the girls in the movies, and how they objectify women.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:11 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • How did he get addicted in the first place?
    Have you tried counseling?
    What have you tried so far?
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:26 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • Therapy!!!!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 12:29 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • Define addicted.

    You either want to find a solution or you don't. Are you willing to lock up phones and turn off the internet? Take the door off of his room so he has no privacy?
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 12:33 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • Troll! Remember, it's still summer vacation!

    Hey worried, if you want help, you have to communicate!
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 12:44 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • If this is real, I assume you've actually seen your son looking at porn on your phone or Kindle, or are you just assuming he did because of the browsing history? How about taking away his ability to go off on his own and snoop, since he can't be trusted? Keep him busy and under your watchful eyes, and like others have said, lock up the electronics.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 1:07 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • well...maybe dad can pick him up a few videos at the adult store and some magazines too. At 15 he's probably like most boys, horny!
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 7:08 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • He needs help.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 9:02 AM on Jul. 31, 2013

  • Take away the access.
    morebee7

    Answer by morebee7 at 11:04 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

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