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Lust won't replace love

Dear Editor,
I read the article in the Great Bend Tribune: “Detective warns against dangers of youth sexting,” June 28.
While the saying “kids will be kids” implies that some young adults will invariably make “youthful indiscretions,” it continually amazes me how many teens and 20-somethings will send nude (or semi-nude) photos of themselves to their boyfriends/girlfriends.
While they seemingly are comfortable with modern technology, their brains haven’t matured along with their hormonal impulses. Young people often confuse “love” with temporary “infatuation” which can cease almost as quickly as it began. Worst of all, they forget that an ...

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