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Does Sexting Lead To Sex?

ILLUSTRATED BY:  ABBIE WINTERS

ILLUSTRATED BY: ABBIE WINTERS

Sexting means sending a sexually provocative message – often in photo or video form, though it could be words in a traditional text. And people do it. Often.

Official articles say that about 15% of all teenagers have sent sexts, and more than 25% have received them, though I think both of these stats are gross underestimations. When I teach 12- and 13-year olds in the classroom and I ask them the question How many of you know someone who has sent or received a nude (which, in case you… READ MORE