Talking to Teens about Fifty Shades of Grey

By now, we’ve heard a lot of voices ring in about this movie.  Unfortunately, I’ve heard of a few high school girls whose voices are ringing in, as well.  “If there’s one movie I’m planning on sneaking into right now, it’s Fifty Shades of Grey.”

You may remember yourself what that felt like.  Buying a ticket for a non-suspicious movie while acting very suspiciously.  Sitting for just a few minutes, until the movie theater attendant made his exit, and then darting into the movie with the “R” on the marquis.  I have to admit.  I think I snuck into a few movies from time to time—the first one I remember seems to have been about breakdancing with a few curse words thrown in to make it’s rating a little racier.

We’re playing on an entirely different field now.  Breakdancing doesn’t hold a candle to the content of the movie that is being talked and written about constantly these past few weeks. Continue Reading

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