T hree years ago, nude pictures of me made the rounds online. There were two and they had been taken in my bathroom several months earlier. One showed my stomach and my bare chest and the other was a long mirror shot of me topless, with my face on full display. I was even smiling — a gesture made for the eyes of my then long-distance boyfriend, to whom I had sent them via Facebook. But you never think it could happen to you. Surely the chances of something leaking are very small? So, as time went on and our feelings grew stronger, I warmed up to the idea of sending him some sexy shots. After a long morning preparing How does my hair look? Which is the best angle?
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This is what to do if your intimate photos are being held against you
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Suddenly, the nosy phone holder swipes one photo too far and BAM! They're hit with an explicit photo of your land down under. The obvious solution would be to not send or save nudes at all, but who wants to do that? Sexting can keep a relationship hot during long distance, or if you're feeling yourself, help you stay body positive with a little nude selfie of how good you look. Online dating is difficult enough without boring, Puritanical rules putting out the spark in your love life. Luckily, there are ways to keep your nude photos hidden from the prying eyes of your loved ones.
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