Ask questions about social media and what your teen thinks about people who post selfies. Teens become obsessed with taking attractive selfies in an effort to gain positive attention from others. The more likes, hearts, or positive comments they get, the better they feel. Or worse yet, if they break up, that photo could be posted on social media in an act of revenge. She may declare she's unattractive and unloved if she doesn't the response she hoped for.
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It's important for your teen to recognize that something that may seem like a harmless prank now could become a serious problem later on. Sadly, some teens have died trying to take risky selfies that they thought would make them look cool. Often, the need to get a surge in self-esteem becomes addictive. Verywell Family uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles.