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    Teens on Tinder

    Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps out there. Here's what parents need to know

  • Relationships and sex

    When parents split up - managing contact

    When parents split up, they have to agree the contact arrangements for children. The Coram Children's Legal Centre outlines acceptable practice for contact, what to do when things go wrong, and some tips for making contact work for everyone.

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    When parents split up - FAQs on residency

    Residency is the legal term for where children live when their parents have split up. The Coram Children's Legal Centre answers some FAQs about living arrangements, formal and informal.

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    Online dating and teens

    Advice for parents from NCA-CEOP about online dating sites for teens. Should you be worried?

  • Relationships and sex

    Sex and relationships online

    What do you need to know when your child is exploring their sexuality online? Marie Smith of NCA-CEOP offers parents advice

  • Relationships and sex

    Supporting teenagers through relationships

    Brook and NCA-CEOP's Digital Romance research project spoke to over 2,000 young people about their relationships and the use of technology in their love lives. Here is NCA-CEOP's expert advice on how to support teenagers through romantic relationships. 

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    LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

    A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms.

  • Games, apps and tech
    Safety and settings
    Relationships and sex

    Video chatting: a guide for parents and carers of secondary school-age children

    With school closed for most students, young people will almost certainly be using a video-chatting service to stay in touch with friends. Here’s how to help them get the most from it

  • Relationships and sex

    Is internet porn affecting children's happiness?

    NCA-CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson explains what we know from the evidence about the effect of porn on children and young people

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    Helping your kids recognise unhealthy relationships – on and offline

    How can your child spot relationships that are going to hurt them? Read our parent guide to abusive relationships and what to do about them

  • Relationships and sex

    If your teen is sexually active

    Finding out your teen is already having sex can be a shock. Find out how best to handle the situation and support them

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    How to open a difficult conversation with your child

    NCA-CEOP's tips for starting a difficult conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that

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