Really young teens sexting. One in seven teens report that they are sending sexts, and one in four are receiving sexts, according to our study of overteens from around the world published today, Monday Feb.
Young people need to be educated on and engage with a wide range of issues relating to sex and sexuality and how to safely navigate the internet and form healthy relationships both on and offline.
But just like some of those other awkward conversations we have with our teens and tweens, you simply take a deep breath and begin.
Wavelength of photons 4 hours ago.
Sex ed tends to be traditional, binary and biological.
In these discussions, it is important to emphasize digital citizenship.
Or asked your friend to ask their friend if, you know, they kinda liked you….
Teen sexting has been on the rise over the last decade as smartphones have become more available; meanwhile teen sex has declined.
You could also explain that once images are on the internet they can be very difficult to remove.