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There is no such thing as automatic trust when you are a young person in the dating world

21st February, 2016
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There is a 12-year-old girl in a mid-sized town – let’s call her Chloe – who is much like her peers in most respects. She loves Justin Bieber and Claire’s Accessories. She likes to sing. She has a gaggle of friends at school with whom she likes to giggle and gossip. She is neither top of her class, nor struggling. In short, she is an average Irish kid.

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