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Study Shows 88% Of Adults Send Sext Messages

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Via NYDailyNews

We’re all sext maniacs.

Nearly 88% of U.S. adults ages 18 to 82 have sent a dirty text message — and more than 82% have done so in the past year, according to a new study.

Men and women are titillated by it, said the Drexel University researchers: Both sexes suggestively finger their keyboards about the same amount.

And participants — whose average age was 35 — were not just Tinder users: 75% of sexters were in committed relationships. Forty-three percent weren’t seeing someone exclusively.

But not everyone could answer “Was it good for you?” in the affirmative. Single people who sexted reported lower levels of sexual satisfaction.

But for those casually dating, more sexting equaled more sexual satisfaction. For people in committed relationships, sexting didn’t have any effect.

“Sexting can be both good and bad,” study author Emily Stasko told Yahoo. “Sexting is a normal part of many adult relationships. There is a tendency to sensationalize or villainize it, but our findings indicate that sexting can have a role in a happy and healthy relationship.”

The majority of people sext from home, but 30% of respondents said they sexted while at work or “out and about.”

How bout you? Are you using your thumbs for filth?

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