Sexting: Emotional promiscuity and sexual sensation seeking in Pakistani young adults




Sexting, Emotional Promiscuity, Sexual Sensation Seeking, Young Adults, Adolescence, Pakistan, Pakistani youth, Pakistani adults


The previous studies found sexting to be an established phenomenon in young adults. This study is aimed to predict sexting from emotional promiscuity and sexual sensation seeking in young adults and to assess the role of age and sex in relationship among sexting, emotional promiscuity, and sexual sensation seeking. 201 undergraduate students of both sexes are recruited from the main campus of The Islamia University of Bahawalpur with age range of 18-30 years. Three scales Brief Sexting Scale, Emotional Promiscuity Scale and Sexual Sensation Seeking Scale are administered to collect the data. All the participants were required to sign the essential informed consent before participation. The data were analyzed by Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), version 25. There has been found a statistically significant positive relationship among sexting, emotional promiscuity and sexual sensation seeking. The sexual sensation seeking significantly predicted sexting. The women are found significantly higher on sexting and sexual sensation seeking. There has been found no age differences in sexting, emotional promiscuity and sexual sensation seeking. It has been concluded that the sexual sensation seeking significantly predicted sexting in university students.


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Bilal, A. (2021). Sexting: Emotional promiscuity and sexual sensation seeking in Pakistani young adults. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 5(1), 75–88.



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