Nudes, both sending and receiving them, can be sexy. As someone who has received them from both genders, I feel I am qualified to state that girls are definitely more sexual-photogenic. Sorry, gents.
GQ State of Man. Sending naked pictures has long been possible, but in the 21st century it's astonishingly easy. The Guyliner spoke to men and women about when to send them, how to shoot them and how to keep yourself safe.
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To conduct the study , Johnstonbaugh, a sociology doctoral student, had more than 1, college students from seven universities fill out an online survey asking them about their rationale for sexting. But the odds were four times higher for women than men to say that they sent a nude in order to prevent the recipient from losing interest or to prevent the person from looking at images of others. I sent one. Women were twice as likely as men to say they sent a sexy pic to boost their confidence. So sometimes, sending nudes is a way to assert sexual agency. Desire emerges in response to, rather than in anticipation of, sex. If a man feels entitled to a nude pic, the act of sending one understandably feels transactional and a bit cheap. Interestingly the findings of the study were a bit different for queer women. It shows that, unfortunately, we still have a long way to go. Feeling less pressured to send a nude you might feel iffy about is a clear net positive for men.
Sexting is just one of those things that's going to happen, and there's no point denying it or trying to stop people from sending their sexy tests. The best thing we can do is educate people on how to do it safer, and to empower them only to send nudes or erotic pics if they're really comfortable, and actually want to. A Reddit user recently started an AskMen thread asking, "How important are naughty photos for a relationship? I am not talented and I suck at taking photos. Would not wanting to send and share naughty photos be a deal breaker or a turn off for you?