Is Modesty is dying in our culture? It's hard to compete with crop tops, mini-skirts, bikini's wore on stage by pop stars, and seductive Instagram pictures. The pressure to be relevant can be overwhelming to teenagers. No one wants to be boring, outdated, or irrelevant. However, modesty doesn't mean you have to be a wallflower, loner, or nerd.
Here are 3 myths you can help debunk about modesty:
These are great conversation starters for your teens. Your family--boys and girls, religious or not, boring or not, need to decide how your family values should shape your wardrobe. We need stress the importance of how you dress affects your image to others. Ask your teens about THEIR values and find out if how they are dressing reflects who they want be perceived as to their peers.
A Positive Approach to Teen Health (P.A.T.H) is a 501(c)3 organization that reaches seven counties throughout Northwest Indiana. Since 1993, A Positive Approach to Teen Health has been working to empower teens to make healthy choices regarding drugs, sex, alcohol, and violence.