With 35 percent of Americans (and 38 percent of women!) saying they send sexy texts, it's fair to say the US is sextually active.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.
Long drawn out phone conversations that last for hours on end, during which we bare our souls, are a thing of the past.And, the majority of people (56 percent) who sext believe that it's helped their relationship.To prove it, more and more apps are making it easier to get your sext by incorporating messaging into their platforms."It's not like we're sending naked pictures back and forth," she said. Even the AARP acknowledges the trend: "..reality is that more and more of the 50-plus set, both single and married, routinely use text messaging to send tantalizing pictures and provocative words to their partner..."Reframing Sexting Indeed, sexting may be more popular among adults than you think.A new survey on sexting found that 88 percent of respondents, ages 18-82, said they'd done it, and 82 percent said they'd done it in the past year (including the 82-year-old).