Lately I’ve enjoyed sending fun, flirtatious text messages to various guys. Ok, fine, they’re a little dirty. Whatever, it’s fun. And I’m an adult.

090303_phone_heartBut similar behavior is getting teens in Apex in big trouble. They’re sending child pornography pictures — of themselves — to each other.

It’s called sexting, and doesn’t always include pix. Sometimes it’s just a sexual text message.

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I wouldn’t even think to do something like that when I was in high school. (I know, I know, it sounds like I’m really old.  Like our grandparents, who say, “when I was young we didn’t do those sorts of things.”)

What do you think about this? Is this pretty normal for high schoolers? Should they get in trouble for it?