Adolescent women feel intense pressure to send sexual images to men, but they lack the tools to cope with their concerns and the potential consequences, according to new research. Sexting, or sending nude or semi-nude sexually suggestive images or messages to others, is a reality for an estimated 15 to 25 percent of teens growing up today. Though some research points to sexting as a potentially low-risk way to explore sexuality, it also is associated with increased risk of ostracism, depression, and suicide.
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Teenage girls are increasingly inundated by demands for nude images of themselves, and a new study has found that many give in to the requests even though they don't want to. Thomas, the study's author. She concluded that girls need better strategies and support "to negotiate these situations with greater agency" while adolescent boys could benefit from relationship education focusing on respect and consent.
Tips and advice on helping your child have safe and enjoyable experiences online. It is important to talk with your children about the possible consequences of sending or sharing intimate or sexually explicit messages, images, photos or videos. And there are ways you can help if things go wrong.
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Teenagers are drafted into a sexual culture that rests on a harmful premise: On the heterosexual field, boys typically play offense and girls play defense. An analysis of nearly accounts from to year-old girls about their negative experiences with sexting found that over two-thirds had been asked for explicit images. As one research participant explained about being pressured by her boyfriend, with the shorthand and spelling errors of a texting teenager:. Now he threarens to send them out if i dont send hin more really nasty pics.
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