As your child gets older they will start to be interested in romantic relationships. Online spaces are one of the places they can meet, flirt and start relationships.
The Video Standards Council Rating Board is the national video games regulator. They have been rating video games for 14 years using the PEGI (Pan European Game Information) rating system on an advisory basis, but in 2012 they were formally designated as the legal authority for rating video games in the UK.
As teenagers' interest in sex develops, you can support them to develop their understanding of positive sexual behaviour. Here’s some tips on how to start an ongoing conversation.
Teenagers tell us that sharing sexual pictures and videos is not unusual. It can be risky but don’t panic, there are steps you can take if things get out of control.