Rieger Many young adults or kids are committing suicide because of things

Rieger many young adults or kids are committing

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to dangers such as sexual predators,” says Dr. Rieger. Many young adults or kids are committing suicide because of things happening online, like your friends posting something mean about you, which then cause you to feel depressed and hurt. It is very easy for teens to fall into temptations on the internet. The internet can be a nasty place unfortunately, but with the help from the parents they can help their teens feel better by limiting their online usage. Make sure you are always checking up on your kids while they are using the internet. Kids these days tend to not want to talk to their parents about problems they are facing or even things that happen online. You should really check up on your children and ask them if
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anything is going on and make sure they are not getting cyberbullied. A lot of bullying happens online and if we limit our time on the internet we could prevent cyberbullying. If your kids are using the internet to much you could, “…remove the desktop or lock up the laptop.” This is stated in the article “Teens and the Internet: How Much Is Too Much?” When teens go online, “They might be teased, bullied, and avoid school altogether.”
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  • Matthew Francavilla
  • English Literature, Instant messaging, History of the Internet

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