Sexting: A Growing Currency among Kids?

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It’s pretty clear that kids are using sex as a form of social currency to buy and sell popularity in their confused adolescent world.

Just take a look at a recent study published in the journal Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicinewhich found that 28 per cent of high school students had sent sexually explicit messages via their cell phones. More than half of the students surveyed had been asked for a nude photo!

But it gets worse.

Good Morning America reports, “[k]ids who sexted were more likely to be having sex, and girls who sexted were more likely to participate in risky sexual behavior, including having multiple sexual partners and using drugs or alcohol before sex.”

And why do they do this?

According to Seth Meyers, a Los Angeles-based psychologist quoted in an ABC report, “This behavior shows the power of peer pressure and the drive for girls…

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