It was an attempt to feel desirable. The messages that show up in my inbox range from hilarious to kind of hot. For praise and approval. The attention gives the feeling of being desired and attractive. Increasing self confidence. Why not?
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To conduct the study , Johnstonbaugh, a sociology doctoral student, had more than 1, college students from seven universities fill out an online survey asking them about their rationale for sexting. But the odds were four times higher for women than men to say that they sent a nude in order to prevent the recipient from losing interest or to prevent the person from looking at images of others. I sent one. Women were twice as likely as men to say they sent a sexy pic to boost their confidence. So sometimes, sending nudes is a way to assert sexual agency.
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Skip navigation! Story from Sex. Connie Wang. But the reality of the matter is that a sexy selfie that hits the spot — the kind that you keep in a secret album in your phone, upload to a private Instagram account, let your buds see, and save for really deserving textual exchanges — takes a little bit of finesse. You might have sucked at taking a normal selfie when you got your first front-facing camera, but just like how you finally figured out the angles, poses, and lighting that combine to make you look like the Lifetime Movie version of yourself and not the True Crime version , getting the hang of a sexy selfie demands some practice.
Taking nude selfies is an act of erotic expression, and sharing them with a trustworthy partner can deepen your intimacy plus make for tantalizing foreplay. Sadly, the joys of this pastime are often eclipsed by anxiety over photos being stolen or shared without consent. As long as everyone involved enthusiastically consents at every step of the way, taking and share nude photos is one of the hottest things you can do. Read on for my expert tips at getting even more sext-ual pleasure out of nudes.