NCMEC: Talking to Teens about Sexting Tip Sheet 

Sexting is the sending or distributing of nude or partially nude images.

Scary headlines may lead you to believe this is a common practice among teens with extreme consequences.

Although the actual numbers vary, many researchers agree that most teens are not sexting, and those who are usually aren’t subjected to harsh penalties. However, there are still risks to consider for teens who sext.

These tips will help you talk about sexting with your teen so you’re both prepared if it ever becomes an issue.