Is sexting cheating?
Thu, 09 Jun 2011 15:26:54 GMT —
COLUMBIA (WACH) -- In light of New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's Twitter scandal, several people have raised the question of whether sexting is considered cheating.
The Democratic lawmaker announced early this week that a photo that was tweeted when he said his account was hacked was actually posted by him.
Weiner admitted to tweeting sexual messages and pictures to six women he didn't know.
News later surfaced that Rep. Weiner's wife of less than a year is pregnant, only fueling calls for him to resign. The congressman says he wants to move on and will not step down.
There has been a lot of chatter as to whether or not his messages are worthy of being put in the cheating category.Related Stories... Weiner latest NY lawmaker to fall in sex scandal Weiner saga recalls Sanford 2009 Sexting: Still a big deal in today's society?
A survey by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy found 59 percent of young adults admit to sending explicit messages. More than a third of women admit to sending nude or semi-nude photographs via text or email.
With so many people reportedly sending nude pictures of themselves electronically, have times changed? What do you think? Is sexting cheating? Vote in our daily web poll and leave a comment below.