Anyway, a lot in this article I thought was powerful. Feel free to agree, disagree, expand, share experience etc. 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.
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A new survey from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy surveyed some 1, teenagers, and found that over all 20 percent of the respondents have posted nude or semi-nude photos or video of themselves to the Internet. Percentages varied a bit between boys and girls, and 21 percent of boys and 18 percent of girls admitting to the activity, and the proportions jump up to one in three when young adults ages 20 to 26 are rolled into the figures. Most teens say they send these videos or images only to their boyfriend or girlfriend, but full 15 percent of teens who send these materials send them to people they only know online.
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I hope to god you discovered this through conversations with friends or family, and not through somebody begging you for naughty pictures. Nobody told me not to do it. I had just turned 13 when a guy friend started sending me messages with increasingly sexual tones.
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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:.
A teenage boy in North Carolina has been prosecuted for having nude pictures of himself on his own mobile phone. The young man, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time the photos were discovered, had to strike a plea deal to avoid potentially going to jail and being registered as a sex offender. Experts condemned the case as ludicrous.
Photo: RF. Dr Damour put into context sexting, anxiety and the chaos that comes with the teenage brain in the age of social media in a conversation with Jesse Mulligan. Girls have always been more susceptible to anxiety, but modern expectations have loaded them up with further pressures, she says. The culture makes it clear that we expect them to be good looking and that their appearance matters a lot.