Sexting

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Sexting is when people send and receive sexual messages (sometimes called “sexts”) over some form of technology, like a cell phone, webcam, app or website. The experience of sexting can be very different from one person to the next. Not all teens sext, and for those who do decide to, their reasons and experiences are very diverse.

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Read about Kids Help Phone’s approach to sexting and making safe decisions.


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Last reviewed February 2015 by the Kids Help Phone Counselling Team

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