Statistics show 28 percent of boys and girls have sent a naked picture of themselves to another teen.
This research comes from a study done by the UT Medical Branch in Galveston.
Sexting refers to sending nude photos via text or email.
The survey also revealed that one-third of teens have asked for a nude picture to be sent to them...
Teen girls who engage in sexting tend to indulge in other risky behaviors.
Therapists say educating your teens can help them stay out of the trend.
Although uncomfortable, talking about sex with your teen is an important conversation.