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Sexting and flirting are really hard, and sexting and flirting with emoji, the language of the Millennial generation, can be even trickier.
That can provide clues as to whether or not she's open to more at some point in the future.
"The brain and body respond positively when we engage in something novel," de Ayala says.
"Neurochemicals are released when we engage in risky* behavior with someone we have a romantic interest in, which can create a bonding effect in the relationship," she adds.
Read more about that—and find out why you might want to consider sexting more—here.
So, we asked Emily de Ayala, a psychotherapist who specializes in sex therapy, and president and clinical director of Houston Sex Therapy, to help you navigate sexting for the first time whether you're with a new girl, or trying to grow closer and spice things up in a long term relationship.