Reality check time: For the most part, when it comes to communicating these days, we opt for the quickest and most direct way possible.Long drawn out phone conversations that last for hours on end, during which we bare our souls, are a thing of the past.”What once was Blackberry’s version of chat has not turned into a bit of a covert sexting operation. The virtual pioneer of sending dirty pictures / videos without the fear they pop up on the internet somewhere.You don’t even have to use actual phone numbers numbers in this game, just usernames — and you can send anything from memes, videos, gifs as well as engage in group chats of up to 50 different people. That said, if you Google "Snapchat screenshot" you will quickly see that's not true... Word of advice: Be careful with those head shots, if you know what we mean.More than half of the responses came from women; the average age of participants was 35, according to the study authors.On one level, it's not surprising that sexting is becoming more mainstream."If we look at how technology has been integrated into our society — it's so much part of our daily lives — it makes sense that it would become part of our dating and sexual lives as well," said Emily Stasko, MPH, a doctoral candidate in psychology at Drexel University in Philadelphia and the survey's co-author, along with Pamela Geller, Ph D, associate professor of psychology, ob/gyn and public health at Drexel. The survey found that people who sexted more rated it as more "carefree and fun" and had higher beliefs that sexting was expected in their relationships.(Sexting, for the purposes of the survey, was defined broadly as sending or receiving sexually suggestive or explicit content via text message, mainly using a mobile device, Stasko said.)Of course, this doesn't mean that every grownup out there is under the covers with their phone at night shooting off racy texts.As fun as that was, Whats App has made it easier than ever to keep in touch our international lovers with free unlimited messaging, picture, and even voice sending to all countries… How much more effective would sexting be if you could also send a drink with it?
It should just be an emoji of two people having sex or an automatic geo-locator, because the only texting that’s not sexually-based on this app is “Where are you?Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage? So download Bustle's app from i Tunes for all the most recent sex and relationships news, advice, memes, and GIFs from around the Web. Check out our new podcast, I Want It That Way, which delves into the difficult and downright dirty parts of a relationship, and find more on our Soundcloud page. One of the things committed couples struggle with is how to fit sex in to their busy lives.It’s hard to get into a sexual mindset when one’s head is full of work commitments, the perennial to do list or parenting responsibilities.