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post #161 of 172
hm. I can kill porn threads! How cool is THAT???!!!
post #162 of 172
Back on topic young lady
post #163 of 172
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a-hem. Now, back to our regularly scheduled thread.

An update...

Yesterday, we got him a book called It's Perfectly Normal Link here: http://www.amazon.com/Its-Perfectly-...363133-9148044

It's a great book, very informative and unbiased. I handed it to him and told him that I do have extra information that we'll talk about it when it's just us two.
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hm. I can kill porn threads! How cool is THAT???!!!

That, my friend, is a marketable skill. I suggest you call the Moral Majority and tell them your secret power. You'll be hired on immediately.
post #165 of 172
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Back on topic young lady
Don't call me young :



This has been so interesting to read. Here in Holland, porn and children is a very hot topic right now. The age of consent is 12, but cyberpedophilia is rampant and there is a new 'loverboy' culture (semi-consensual pimped prostitution) among children as young as 10. There is very good, explicit, woman-friendly material available, but the porn culture has gradually covered it all up. All the good sides of a strong openness culture are being taken over by smut.

GWH, you're such a cool mama.
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HELP! Last year, back in August? I was helping my oldest son clean his room and I ran across several printouts of hardcore porn pics. I calmly looked at him and said, "Sweetie, what's this?" and he burst into tears. I held him and told him it's totally normal to want to know what a woman looks like and totally normal to find these pictures attractive. However, I don't feel that hardcore porn is appropriate for an 11 year old, yk? I feel it's just too much for them to comprehend or understand or anything. Also I don't want him thinking that all women are like the women in the pictures. Most women don't have that kind of body, lol. I gave him the option of getting rid of it or keeping it (!) and he said he wanted to get rid of everything.

So, I thought we were done... but apparently not. Last Saturday, I was cleaning out his room in preparation for new furniture (whack my hand) and guess what I found? More hardcore porn. And this stuff was GRAPHIC. I just don't know what to do. It's not BAD... but... it is inappropriate for him, I think. He's only 11.5 and that's a lot for someone that age to wrap his brain around... I don't know what to do... I don't want him to think he's bad for having these feelings because he's NOT bad. He's a fabulous kid.

But, also some of the pic were of "hot teens" and, while that may be 18 or 19, he was downloading these at my parents' house... And y'know, we had a "family friend" get in trouble for child pornography (real child porn, too. It was awful). And we were worried about my DAD getting in trouble for getting illegal porn.

I don't mind him looking at scantily clad women... that's totally cool in my book, but I feel hardcore is way too much. Help?
post #168 of 172


Hello everyone, im a bit late on this thread but i would like to tell a bit of my story.

When i was younger i worked in the sex industry, i will not say exactly what i did, but let it suffice to say, it was the most traumatizing experience of my life , from which i will probably never recover.

It is enough to say there is alot of demoralizing, pain, and i now have PTSD from these experiences. It is not always consentual and the woman is very often doing it because of past sexual abuse and rape. To support this, is to support sexual trama and assault, because most of these women chose this out of mental derangement. Many are on drugs , and the suicide rate is high. This is not a happy, victimless industry. It is very sick.

Have i had sexual abuse in my history? Yes, ALOT. I probably never would have went that route if i had not. It is a facet for women who are really still girls stuck in a cycle of self abuse, and reliving the sexual trama they have experienced.

I will probably never fully heal from the extensive mental and sexual trauma that has taken place because of my previous profession. It only made an old wound bigger. Do not support pornography, do not support strip clubs, do not support prostitution these women are SUFFERING! And i dont care anyone else says otherwise because i have lived it! I have had my friends kill themselves and overdose on drugs. You may as well call all of it child porn because most of these women have never matured past the moment they were raped.

I am not pointing fingers at the OP or anyone in particular. I have
not read the whole thread thoroughly enough to know who is for
it or against it. I wanted to speak for the woman on the screen,
in the magazine or on the stage.

We do not like it, we are not happy, and we were probably molested by our father or a family friend. We PRETEND we like it.

Some of us become so traumatized we have lost the ability to enjoy sex ever again.And the fact that people are getting off on and benefiting from this suffering and pain and derangement, it makes me pretty sick to my stomach.
These girls need rehabilitation and love, not to be treated as masturbation
aids.

And thats all i have to say about it now.
post #169 of 172
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Hello everyone, im a bit late on this thread but i would like to tell a bit of my story.

When i was younger i worked in the sex industry, i will not say exactly what i did, but let it suffice to say, it was the most traumatizing experience of my life , from which i will probably never recover.

It is enough to say there is alot of demoralizing, pain, and i now have PTSD from these experiences. It is not always consentual and the woman is very often doing it because of past sexual abuse and rape. To support this, is to support sexual trama and assault, because most of these women chose this out of mental derangement. Many are on drugs , and the suicide rate is high. This is not a happy, victimless industry. It is very sick.

Have i had sexual abuse in my history? Yes, ALOT. I probably never would have went that route if i had not. It is a facet for women who are really still girls stuck in a cycle of self abuse, and reliving the sexual trama they have experienced.

I will probably never fully heal from the extensive mental and sexual trauma that has taken place because of my previous profession. It only made an old wound bigger. Do not support pornography, do not support strip clubs, do not support prostitution these women are SUFFERING! And i dont care anyone else says otherwise because i have lived it! I have had my friends kill themselves and overdose on drugs. You may as well call all of it child porn because most of these women have never matured past the moment they were raped.

I am not pointing fingers at the OP or anyone in particular. I have
not read the whole thread thoroughly enough to know who is for
it or against it. I wanted to speak for the woman on the screen,
in the magazine or on the stage.

We do not like it, we are not happy, and we were probably molested by our father or a family friend. We PRETEND we like it.

Some of us become so traumatized we have lost the ability to enjoy sex ever again.And the fact that people are getting off on and benefiting from this suffering and pain and derangement, it makes me pretty sick to my stomach.
These girls need rehabilitation and love, not to be treated as masturbation
aids.

And thats all i have to say about it now.
Wow. I appreciate your speaking your truth.
post #170 of 172
I used to listen to Dr Laura (and Susan Powter and Tom Leykis) because even though I frequently didn't agree with her (or Tom), I liked the questions they brought up and it challenged me to verbally come up with responses when I was very human-contact deprived.

One thing I remember hearing on her show was a similar situation where the mom sat down and looked at the photos with her son and said, "This is someone's daughter. This is someone's sister. etc." That level of wording might get through to an 11yo more than lectures about "objectification".

We have a small amount of sex books, purposefully chosen for their respectfulness of equal partnership, and emphasis on caring for your partner and showing respect. We keep them on the shelf with all the other books. I figure when they want to know more about sex than mom tells them, they'll find them.

I actually brought one out the other day when ds1 hit ds2 in the testicles and we had a talk about why private parts are called private and I ended with a joke about "and I want grandkids". He didn't really get it, so I took down the sex book and we looked at the anatomical pictures of where sperm gets produced and why the testicles relate to having children.

For right now though we're good... ds1 was watching a commercial with all these women in bikinis, "I don't get it, all these girls and how come only one guy?" we're not far away though...
post #171 of 172
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Originally Posted by Briseis_of.Troy View Post

These girls need rehabilitation and love, not to be treated as masturbation
aids.
I respect your experience and thoughts on this, but I have several friends in the industry and have to say the industry runs the gamut from women who feel empowered by it to women with experiences like yours.

I spent a week with a friend of mine who works as a tantrika and met a lot of her friends in the industry and was completely wowed by the sacredness in which they held their work. They are really much closer to sexual mental health counselors than they are street prostitutes.

But even saying that, I would not want to support the industry on the whole for just the reasons you mentioned.
post #172 of 172
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Originally Posted by mammastar2 View Post
He was able to download them at your parents' despite the net nanny?? I don't have any experience with them, but if so, that's too bad.

I would bring it up with him again, discuss your concerns, and also highlight the legality and getting grandpa in trouble. If he's old enough to be curious, he's old enough to have a proper discussion about 'big picture' issues around hardcore porn, and why you have a problem with him looking at it - and involving his grandpa.
The problem is that most blockers focus more on harsh words like at maddox.xmission.com rather than porn.
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