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Why Sexting Is So Common Among Teens

Sexting is all the rage and the age group doing it keeps getting younger and younger. Laci reports on why sexting isn’t going away anytime soon, and what you should know before you do it.

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Sexting common, linked to sex among high-risk youth

“More than one in five middle-school aged children with behavioral or emotional problems has recently engaged in sexting, according to a new study.”

Sexting and Sexual Behavior in At-Risk Adolescents

“This study aimed to examine the prevalence of sexting behaviors (sexually explicit messages and/or pictures) among an at-risk sample of early adolescents as well as the associations between sexting behaviors and sexual behaviors, risk-related cognitions, and emotional regulation skills.”

Teenage Sexting Statistics

“In a recent survey posted by The National Campaign, some alarming statistics about teenage sexting were uncovered.”

11 Facts About Sexting

“Sexting is defined by the U.S. court system as “an act of sending sexually explicit materials through mobile phones.” The messages may be text, photo, or video.”

Seventh-graders sexting? It might be more common than you think

“Just as parents of high school students are becoming more aware of the dangers of sexting, new research suggests families of much younger kids should have it on their radar as well.”

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