THE CUTTING EPIDEMIC – You know that teenagers often take matters into their own hands … but what about when it comes to punishment? Here’s Trace Embry on today’s License to Parent.
Who would’ve believed a generation ago that today’s teenagers would be cutting themselves just to feel better? This is epidemic today! According to SelfGrowth.com, millions of teens and adults cut themselves every day! This ought to tell us something is radically wrong with our entire culture. Kids who cut on themselves are most often those who’ve been exposed to, and engaged in, so much sinful activity without intervention or consequence that they are making an unconscious attempt to atone for their own sins. If cutting is an issue with your child, seek help; and, without being accusatory, assure your child that Jesus Christ has already shed his blood for the sins of the whole world–including theirs.
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