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The internet and technology that we have access to today has made it easier for children to be bought and sold online. The websites that are used are common sites that you and I use every day. This problem is in my town and your town.

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#meganismissing is trending on TikTok. What is all of this hype and what do you need to know about the movie? I decided to watch it and give you a few observations so you can decide if it’s for you. This movie is NOT FOR KIDS. Here is why.

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If you haven’t watched Cuties, you may be really lost in the conflicting headlines. I decided to watch it and give you a few observations so you can decide if it’s for you. Here are a few points that stuck out to me:

“Sometimes the triggers for mental health issues are at home and sometimes when kids go to school, they have a healthy break from it,” Ryan Klingensmith, a licensed Counselor and Founder of Shape the Sky says.

I’ve seen this video several times…and I’ll continue to watch it to keep my mind fresh when talking with struggling youth. It’s a very powerful 3 minute reminder on human connection.

Unlike when I grew up, our kids are digitally dating. I’ve worked with students that have met someone IRL (in real life), that person moved to a different city, and then they continued their relationship digitally. I’ve talked to youth who have met their partner online and have never met in person. There are also youth who date in person, but stay connected (and date) through digital devices.

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