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How to Sext a Guy: Your Complete Guide to Safe and Sexy Texting

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Sexting is all the rage in communicating with that special someone, but you need to know how to be safe, yet effective. Here’s how to sext a guy.

Sexting can be a really powerful tool when it comes to flirting and seducing a guy. The trouble with knowing how to sext a guy is that in this world filled with technology where anything can be saved and shared so easily, it’s also a little scary and risky to do because you never know what could happen.

That leaves us ladies with a big decision. Do we go ahead and sext anyways, or do we completely forgo that form of flirtation and stick to talking dirty in person instead? It’s a difficult choice to make. But what if you didn’t have to make it?

Why is sexting so popular?

Dating and keeping a relationship alive is a very competitive world. There are so many people trying to weasel their way into your love life and take what’s yours that it’s no wonder sexting has gained popularity.

It’s a wonderful way to keep your lover’s attention on you and away from everything else. And it’s also a great way to add some intimacy to those long-term relationships that lack the in-person physical aspect of being together. [Read: 30 hot, sexting examples to start a naughty conversation]

How to sext a guy safely and effectively – All the tips you need

Okay, so we’ve decided that sexting is definitely a good idea in order to keep the intimacy and flirtation in a relationship alive, but there are still those risks you have to think about if you want to know how to text a guy. You don’t want to have your goodies plastered all over the internet, do you?

Obviously not. With that being said, you can still get your sext on and make it just as effective as sending nude after nude to your man. With these tips, the risks are minimized, and you’ll definitely keep the spark alive.

#1 Keep your face out of pictures. This is the first thing you should know about how to sext a guy if you’re going to be sending naughty pictures. Even if you follow all precautionary measures, you could still end up finding your naked selfie all over the internet.

So in order to protect yourself, just crop your face out of the naughty pics. This really doesn’t change anything when it gets sent to your man. He’ll enjoy it all the same, but you reduce the risk of people knowing who it is in the naughty photo. [Read: Warning! How to be careful while sending dirty snapchats]

#2 Don’t sext when you’ve been drinking. This should be the golden rule. We all need to remove our phones from our grasps when we’ve been drinking because we can do some serious damage without even remembering it sometimes.

That being said, sexting is OFF LIMITS when you’ve been drinking. Sure, it may help calm your nerves so you can get that sext out, but if you’re not comfortable enough to sext the person sober, then you shouldn’t be doing it at all.

#3 Delete your photos after sending. Right after you’ve hit that “send” button and the photo is delivered to your special man, go into your photos and delete it. And for you iPhone users out there, you’ll have to go into your “recently deleted” folder and delete it for a second time.

This ensures that if you ever need to go back through your photos to show someone something, there’s no risk of them seeing all your lady bits because you didn’t delete that naughty selfie. A hugely important tip for how to sext a guy. [Read: How to send sexy nude selfies and not get into trouble]

#4 Make them do the talking. This is a really great technique for you to be able to sext safely, and it’s also really great for newbie sexters, too. To do this, you just send them a very simple phrase like, “I wish you were here ;)”, followed by a question when they reply.

This works best when you use open-ended questions that are suggestive. Something like, “What do you miss most about me ;)” will give him the hint to get talking dirty. This way, you’re not the one sending all the dirty details… he is. But it’s still sexting. [Read: 20 sexy text messages to start a sexy, naughty conversation]

#5 Only do it on your personal devices. Another really, really, important tip for how to sext a guy is to never, ever, ever sext when you’re at work and on the company email. And never use a public computer or device to do so, either. It’s far too easy for people to access, and you do not want that embarrassment on your hands.

#6 Work up to the sexting. If you just dive right in to the sexting world, you’ll be awkward, lost, and you’ll probably not be very safe. The best thing to do to avoid this is to work up to sexting instead of just going for it right away.

Send small, seemingly innocent sexts, and make your sessions really short at first. This will also help you gauge how he reacts and how safe you really need to be with the messages and photos you send. [Read: How to sext the right way – 16 tantalizing tips you need to know]

#7 Only do it after actually being intimate in person. This is the best advice I can really offer you because you should never be talking the talk when you haven’t yet walked the walk.

That being said, don’t be sexting someone you haven’t actually been physically intimate with. First, you don’t know what would be effective to get them all hot for you in the first place, and second, the trust hasn’t been built that far yet.

#8 If you don’t like the sext, don’t send it. If you’re feeling really uncomfortable about a certain sext and you just don’t want to send it, then don’t. There’s not a rule about how to text a guy saying you HAVE to send everything you type up.

If you don’t think you should send it, or if it’s just a little too personal for your taste, just delete it and start completely over. You can work on a sext for as long as you want, and you should only be sending stuff that makes you feel good. [Read: 40 hot, playful texts to keep things hot and horny]

#9 Proof your sexts. This should be an obvious tip for how to sext a guy, yet you see so many damn sexts online that were turned into something… not sexy at all. And that’s all because someone didn’t read through their message before sending it.

In order to make a sext effective, you have to proofread it. You can’t just send a mistake and expect them to stay in the mood. Having to ask for clarification will kill a mood faster than a weirdly worded sext. [Read: Flirty fingers – How to turn a guy on over text]

#10 Trust who you’re sexting. This is by far the most important rule to follow when learning how to sext a guy. You can never send a sext and have it be safe in another person’s hands if you don’t trust them yourself. You have to know that this person isn’t going to show others or laugh at your attempts.

Trusting whoever you’re sending naughty pictures to is a must if you want to sext effectively as well. Being comfortable is what makes sexts meaningful and that comfort has to be built on trust.

[Read: Sexy, naughty texting games to have fun all night long]

Sexting can add that special something you need to heat things up in your relationship. However, now that you know how to text a guy, you want to make sure you’re doing everything safely.

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Bella Pope
Bella Pope
Bella is a lifestyle writer, cheese enthusiast (Wisconsin native over here) and fantasy adventure author-in-progress who enjoys all things love, dog, p...

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