Sunday, 27 January 2013
DIRTY PICTURES . . .
Whenever I'm seeing a guy, there's always a stage I'm a little apprehensive about. The first request for a sexy picture.
Because in this day and age of smartphones, it's pretty much an inevitability, right?
I don't see anything wrong with dirty pics, don't get me wrong. I actually sometimes think my body looks better with less clothes than it does with more on. I'm sure it certainly does to a GUY! But in this day and age, you can't help but be a bit paranoid that your picture might one day be not so private. I'm not saying this is down to the guy (although, let's face it, given the amount of revenge sites out there where people post dodgy stuff on their exes, you can never be too careful) but these things can just get leaked out so easily, completely by accident! Look at all those celebrities who get caught out with it! (Not that I believe these were always accidents. Sometimes they are CLEARLY a publicity stunt. But I do believe that sometimes it is a genuine accident. I'm not THAT cynical.)
So I have a sort of rule, where if i'm sending a picture of a naked body part, my face shouldn't be in it. I only allow pictures WITH my face in them if i actually have underwear or something on.
Is it just me though who thinks that disembodied body parts are distinctly unsexy though? I don't really get much enjoyment out of them myself. To be honest, I'd rather just wait for the real thing than look at a picture of it.
Here's another thing too . . . is it okay to recycle dirty pics? I've done it. With the guy from the ferry, I ended up sending him some underwear pics that I had sent to an ex a couple of years ago when he was away on business in Singapore. Judging by the ex's reaction, i figured they'd went down pretty well, so when he asked me for a pic, I actually asked him if he mind if I sent him some ones I'd used before. He seemed okay with that, so I did. But I did wonder if it maybe breached some sort of dirty pic sending etiquette.
I guess there's not really such a thing though. When it comes down to it, it's really what you're comfortable with sending, I suppose. And, for me, it's about making sure I don't accidentally put the picture on twitter instead of in a text message . . .
Do you think there's such a thing as dirty pic sending etiquette? What's your thoughts?