A new study finds that the practice of “sexting” — sending salacious texts or nude photos over the Internet — is now a key tool for Americans bent on infidelity.
Sexting, which notoriously cost former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner his job, is “alive and well,” said sociologist Diane Kholos Wysocki, the study’s lead author. In fact, she said, it’s a part of the whole extra-marital mating ritual, according to Wysocki, who said adulterous interactions that begin online seem to follow a regular pattern.
“People meet, then they send pictures, then they send naked pictures, then they proceed and ultimately meet if they find that they’re compatible,” she said.
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