Online Sexual Predators – Myths… and Facts (via Psychology In Action)

It is interesting isn’t it that sometimes our fears are misplaced. Certainly you have to be careful, but as these statistics show its not the issue that some paint it out to be.

A few years ago, the popular NBC television show Dateline aired a special called To Catch a Predator, using hidden cameras to film a “parade” of men who had approached teenage girls online for a sexual liaison. The men thought they were coming to the teenager’s house when her parents were not home.  After the men entered the house, eagerly hoping to make good on their online discussions, the host of the TV show confronted the predators, all the w … Read More

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