THE BIG READ | A mom and daughter share their ordeal: how nude selfies nearly destroyed our family

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Roxy was 13 when she was pressured into sending a nude selfie to a boy at school. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Alamy)
Roxy was 13 when she was pressured into sending a nude selfie to a boy at school. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Alamy)

I’m only 13 years old when I press send on the first explicit photograph. The recipient is Dan, a handsome and popular boy who’s four years older than me.

The fact he’d started to text me has made me feel good but the morning after sending that first photo of myself in my underwear, I feel dirty. But I don’t want to lose Dan’s attention. I tell myself he likes me. He likes me so much he wants more photos. More explicit photos. The requests become demands and when I don’t deliver…

Rox ur so frigid, he writes.

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