What TikTok Is Teaching Kids About Men, Women and Relationships

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Here’s how widespread the term “Simp” is.

The concept of the Simp is inherently insulting to both men and women. It suggests that men shouldn’t be nice and that being nice is weakness. It also suggests that, when men are nice, it means that they want something. It suggests that women manipulate men into being nice to get things.

We need to address what we’re teaching kids about relationships.

The type of talk that surrounds “Simp Nation” isn’t just about teasing boys and girls and it isn’t simple or painless. This kind of talk promotes abusive behaviors. The TikTok’s most popular demographic has never had an easy time with relationships. Teen dating violence is something that’s not new, but it is something that has been on the rise for decades.

You’re not going to get kids off TikTok, but you can help.

It’s easy to say, “Well, I’ll just make sure I don’t let my kid create a TikTok.”

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