It's not just teens who engage in sexy texting. About 82 percent of adults recently surveyed say they've sexted, too. iStockphoto hide caption toggle caption iStockphoto Shots - Health News Could Sexting Help Your Relationship? August 8, 2015 Sexting can be risky for teens, research suggests, but is it bad for consenting adults? Researchers are starting to think the behavior may have its perks — both in and out of bed.