We’ve told you before to think twice about sexting. Again, no matter how totally awesome it is to receive naked pictures from a girl you know via a tiny computer that lives in your pocket it is actually totally illegal.
And while the idea of going to court for something that seems so silly, simple, or inconsequential is sometimes hard to recognize as a real possibility, maybe this more tangible situation will help you reconsider hitting “delete” over “save.” There is almost nothing more awkward than her parents finding out, calling your parents and explaining to them the situation.
Imagine it, her dad (who may or may not already terrify you) ringing your mother in the middle of family dinner. “Do you know what your boy is up to? He and my daughter are sending each other naked photos on their phones!” You will be able to hear that surging blood vessel in his forehead burst over the phone. While this might be good if your mother’s cooking is miserable – most likely this is going to spoil the rest of your evening if not your whole month depending on how long you being grounded lasts.
Maybe both your parents are technologically deficient and this situation seems entirely unlikely. But just as possible is one of you being walked in on in the middle of snapping the next sexy shot. Be careful. Everyone thinks “No way I’ll never get caught,” but it winds up only true for some.