How #MeToo Affects Dating in 2018

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There has been a lot of talk lately about #MeToo and while I haven’t said much about it on this blog, it’s certainly come up in conversations with friends. A few guys I’ve spoken to IRL (in real life) explain that they worry now about women taking their advances differently than they were intended and consent issues coming into play. While some men have spoken up under the #MeToo hashtag, the reality is that it has mostly been women coming forward. Another reality is that dating in 2018 is likely to be even more confusing than ever. Then again…

Respectful dating

Out in a dinner date in the time of #MeToo. Photo ©2018 Christy B.

More Awareness is a Good Thing

It’s awesome that more women are coming forward to share their stories on Twitter, Facebook, and other social platforms. They’re saying it’s not okay again and again, and more women feel they’re not alone or have to bear the brunt of sexual harassment. So, absolutely the #MeToo movement has positive results. So don’t get me wrong about that!

Does the Line Blur Between Flirtation and Harassment?

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The Importance of Parental Controls in an Age of Technological Advances

For a long time, parental controls have been seen as a nuisance or simply not working. They required extra setup on devices that were already difficult or frustrating to get started with and tech-savvy kids always found ways around parental controls that made them useless. However, as technology advanced, so did parental controls. Nowadays, they’re easy to setup and they’re vital in controlling how much time your child is able to spend on the internet, but there are also ways to keep an eye on how they are using technology.

If you want to ensure that your kids are kept safe on the internet, then here are a couple of reasons why parental controls are important as ever.

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How To Keep Your Child Safe And Healthy

Ways to ensure your child is safe

The main responsibility for parents is looking after your children. So, how do you keep them safe and healthy? Photo by J.K. Callff, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr.

When you’re a parent, your main responsibility and concern is looking after your children. You want to make sure that they are always safe and their health is as good as it can be. And while you may not be able to wrap them in bubble wrap for the rest of their lives – you can definitely do your part to ensure that they are well looked after.

There’s a whole range of different things that you can do, but here are just a few examples of the most effective ways of keeping your child safe.

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