Sending a sexual text, image or video can be dangerous if shared with the wrong person. When sexting goes badly, it can make you feel ashamed, guilty, embarrassed or anxious.
Once you send a message, you're not in control of what happens to it. But there are things you can do to make the situation better and prevent it from happening again. You can't control what someone will do with an image, but having an honest conversation can help to make sure they won't pass it on.
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You have one shot -- a fleeting shot, given the cyber candy store otherwise known as online dating -- to make yourself stand out.
But you don't want to stand out to everyone; you just want to stand out to the type of person who shares your values -- sexual and otherwise.
Discussing your health with people you’re going to be sexually intimate with can be awkward.
Asking them to get tested may feel invasive, especially if you’re having it before you have a chance to know each other. Consider that: Sean Horan, a Texas State University professor, focuses on communication between intimate partners.
Kate Mc Combs, a sex and relationships educator, points out, “When you avoid those vital conversations, you might avoid some awkwardness, but you’re also settling for suboptimal sex.” By having these conversations, you and your partner’s relationship can have emotional, psychological, and mental benefits.Contacting websites directly and making a report If you’re under 18 and an indecent or nude pic of you is posted online, that is illegal. If you confirm your age by emailing your passport to a Childline counsellor, we can make a report to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) who will contact the website to try and remove it without anyone else being involved.The IWF tries to remove any illegal images posted online.It’s also worth getting past the discomfort to talk about health, particularly sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and birth control.Avoiding these vital conversations might be endangering your health and altering the future you’d hoped for.Reporting what’s happened with a counsellor means we can protect your identity and stop anyone else finding out.