Tag Archives | Young Man

When X became XXX – the high price of sexting

There has been controversy in the cast of the X Factor in Australia over the last few days. According to the media one of the contestants was involved in an unofficial twitter chat session. During that time he reportedly asked someone to send him inappropriate photos of herself. The result was that Josh was disqualified […]

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Sexting – not as much fun as they think !

Sexting is a new word created in the media by combining the word sex with texting. It is a slang term used to describe sending (or forwarding) sexual images or video by mobile phone from one person to another. These can be sent voluntarily or without the person’s knowledge or permission. The term can also […]

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Would you prefer 50 cents or 500 bucks?

Just the other day I was talking to a young man who is on the edge of leaving school early. I don’t mean going home before lunch, I mean that his school is suggesting to him that he needs to change or he needs to change. [No that wasn’t a typographical error]. Let me explain. […]

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Identical Twins? I don’t think so.

A short time ago I had a conversation with two young men (separately, not together) as they had been referred to me by their school. They were both demotivated, unfocussed, falling behind in their work and were a concern to both the school and their families. They are both the same age, 17, and both […]

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