Sexting, a term that combines “sex” to “text messages,” refers to the sending of messages or images that are of a sexual nature from one mobile device to another. This practice, which is particularly popular among teenagers in English-speaking countries, is subject to serious public scrutiny and has attracted a lot of attention due to the private nature of the activity, as well as its potential to be used as a tool for bullying and sexual harassment.
Sexting developed innocently. Before the digital era, it was very difficult for people to quickly exchange sexual messages, since they were waiting for the delivery of mail or the development of photographs. With the arrival of email messages, he traveled faster, and when an Internet chat was developed, cybersex appeared. As soon as the digital camera, the photos were fast and easy, it no longer depends on the long (and often not very private) process of developing the film. The first mobile phones to make the text a reality, which allows people to instantly share personal messages, but only the time that the phones have been created with the good quality camera, a function of (around 2005) that the sexting actually appeared.
Although sexting received substantial criticism due to its potentially negative use, the truth is that, like all other private messaging media, it also has its good attributes. Sexting can be used to keep romance alive by overcoming distances, strengthening the positive relationship in a relationship to build intimacy through communication and sharing photos and videos, as well as just having fun.
Sexting is not only encourages associates to use their imagination, explore the imagination and participate in sexual impulses when they arise, but also pose a risk for sexually transmitted diseases. In addition, proximity can be stopped when any of the partners wants to end the contact.
Many people use their mobile devices and social networking tools as a means to seek permanent positive reinforcement. For example, if you receive a message that you expect, to feel better, and if it is not, you can sit back and wait for him, and not to participate in other activities, and allow yourself to completely break away from the situation. Allowing both people who have time and space for themselves; Studies have found that attachment to suffering is a strong predictor of a positive perception of sexting.
The bottom of sexting
The main opponent of sexting is its popularity among teenagers and the two negative aspects it raises: teen fun can help sexting, and this method of communication tends to “normalize” sexuality at a young age.