Cock-blocking Robert Pattinson crushes, embarrassing role play suggestions, erotic fantasy novels polluting your cribâ€”the rise of vampire-focused media hasn't been without its consequences these past few years. And that includes warnings to families to keep their eyes peeled for signs that their teen might fall victim to a bloodsucking trend.
It comes as no surprise that love bites have been glamorized by the likes of True Blood, Vampire Diaries, and others, but with that have also apparently come young duos that've taken it to the next level. One MSNBC interview with Consumers Union Medical Advisor Orly Avitzur called attention to a surprising number of teens posting about their blood fiendings on the web, with some even going into detail about their own blood-feasting sessions.
One user raved, "Having that thick, warm copper-tasting blood in my mouth is the best thing I can think of!" We can only hope it was a more satisfying experience than any of her 20 new blood-borne diseases will be.