Teen Sexting Linked To Having Sex

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•38 Sep 18, 2012

A study in the journal Pediatrics found that teens who sent sexually explicit texts or photos were seven times more likely to be sexually active, indicating they don’t simply use sexting as an alterative to real sex, as earlier reports have suggested. What do you think?

  • “Really? Typing sexual words on a phone isn’t an alternative to rubbing genitals together? Are you sure about that?”

    Kenneth Lietzke –
    Jukebox Servicer

  • “Hmm. I’ve been texting sexually explicit photos for months now and still nothing. Am I doing it wrong?”

    John-Clay Zalkan –
    Unemployed

  • “I don’t trust this study. I don’t even let my daughter have a cell phone, and yet she’s a complete whore.”

    Elena Monjaraz –
    Allergist