Wonder why men send photos of their genitals? Here are some theories

By Doug Criss, CNN

(CNN)She’s sitting in a crowded subway car, zipping through email messages on her phone and minding her own business when it appears: a photo of a man’s penis.

Sexting is so commonplace that 88% of participants — men and women — in a 2015 study said they’d done it. So common that research psychologist Peggy Drexler wonders if there’s even any stigma attached to it. So common that, as we found out last week, even someone as high-profile as Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said that an outlet threatened to release compromising photos of him.
If it’s done in a consensual relationship, it — like other sexual behaviors — isn’t necessarily harmful. But men will often send such photos unsolicited to women.
There are several theories why.

Men often misperceive a woman’s interest

More: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/09/health/reasons-why-men-send-explicit-photos-trnd/index.html