It was Dave, my boss at the record store where I worked, who first introduced me. To be sure, sexting has its upsides, with its anytime-anywhere accessibility. Take my friend Meredith, 25, a fashion writer who used to text her man from the office with notes like, "I'm at work - let's do it on my desk! " After a few too many drinks one night, she accidentally sent a smutty note to her best friend. I'd never sleep with Dave the Ex-Convict if I met him on the street, so why do it via text?Dave was a scary man, an ex-convict with a volatile temper and a rap sheet to match. The onslaught began - bzzz, bzzz - each message dirtier than the next. But as we neared the end of our shift, I started to panic. How would I explain that my texts meant nothing and that, truthfully, I thought he was kinda ugly and creepy and had the vocabulary of a sixth-grader? The whole thing made me feel kind of dirty - and not in the good way. Mobile has impacted every aspect of our social life, so why not mobile dating?Mobile dating offers the ability to find and meet local singles by using the GPS tool.
Then of course, once you leave, we will go ahead and delete those images from our server, so you don't have to worry about them staying online forever, if you are concerned about your privacy.I want 2 fuk it."I wasn't sure whether to blush, laugh, or call the cops. A guy who, up until now, had demonstrated zero interest in my ass, let alone any wish to defile it. After all, what if texting is just another way for my generation to continue disengaging from a real search for connection? Maybe there's something to be said for the good old-fashioned phone call.Mac Users: Try our Flash version of text chat or enable Java: If you see an 'Inactive Plug-in' this may be because Java is no longer enabled by default on some Macs and you must click on the "Inactive Plug-in" link on the center of the page above to "Enable" the Java plugin and use the chat rooms.He was jailhouse-bald with a smoker's smile, muddy tattoos, and pants three sizes too big. I was ringing up bargain-bin CDs when - bzzz - my phone began to vibrate. Ashlea Halpern is the senior editor at Time Out New York.