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Everything depends upon your ability to stay grounded and maintain a healthy sense of balance and perspective.
Sexting can be great for a variety of reasons, for example: for those in long distance relationships and, whether we like to admit it or not, it's a great self esteem boost.
You're sitting there in your bed wearing a tatty t-shirt and fluffy socks eating two-day-old pizza, but someone is blowing up your phone saying how unbelievably sexy you are. The greatest development to happen to sexy texting in recent years is the arrival of the emoji.
Or is this rather a question of renewing acquaintances with an "old flame" or two? From a certain perspective, maintaining a healthy marriage while wisely managing relationships with members of the opposite sex is no different in cyberspace than it is in the "real" worldfor example, at a party, at a high school reunion, or while out to dinner with other couples at a restaurant.
There are compelling reasons to be cautious about opposite-sex friendships outside of your spouse's company.