But the most helpful question we can ask is likely to be ‘why’?For people who sext, it tends to be curiosity and maybe boredom with the hum drum of everyday life that makes sexting an attractive distraction.[Read: How to tell if he’s serious about you] After all, the start of a relationship is all about infatuation and lust.
Does he let go of your hand immediately, or does he get flustered or mumble like an awkward prepubescent child? Well, unless they’ve become sexless after a long boring relationship.
In some cases, and particularly if it’s not the first time this has happened, ending things may be the best option.
On the other hand, an episode like this may make your partner realise just how important you are to them.
Through the toolkit activities students will understand the pressures on young people to take and share sexts and the consequences of doing so; exploring when actions have crossed the line.
In addition to this there is clear signposting and advice on the law in relation to sexting and support in dealing with the pressure to send a sext.