And even though his high school talks to students about bullying in substance abuse, he says sexting has never been discussed or punished. Sexting in Middle School Leads to More Adolescent Sex, Study Says | Time
Students that admitted to sending pictures showed even higher rates of sexual activity. Some states , for example, exempt juveniles who take steps to destroy the image, but it's not clear how fast the image has to be erased. “It's becoming a normative component of teen sexual behavior and development, ” said Sheri . Teenagers, Stop Asking for Nude Photos. Jan.