There is no way of knowing if someone is telling the truth.
If you don’t want to speak to someone you know there are organisations who can help.
No matter what new experience you’re getting him accustomed to, remember: go slowly, but don’t not go.
“Don’t let him opt out, but do respect his limits, even when they seem extreme,” writes Susan Cain about introverted children.
This might be someone: If this is happening to you, or you’re worried that it might be, you can report this to CEOP. They would only need to tell someone else if: Call them on 0800 1111. You can also visit to speak to a counsellor online.
police.uk/safety-centre Child Line is a free helpline for children and young people. Share your experiences with other young people Talk to other young people about your experiences and get support at the Child Line messageboards.