17 Tweets About The Horrifying Reality Of Accidentally Sending A Sext

There are few things in life that will make your stomach drop faster than realizing you just sent a saucy, eggplant emoji-laden text message to the wrong person.

How do you recover from something like this? Do you apologize, try to explain the mishap or just pretend it never happened and go into permanent hiding?

On Tuesday, writer Nicole Cliffe shared an embarrassing sexting-gone-wrong story in a now-deleted tweet that has since inspired others to recount their own texting nightmares. 

Below, we’ve gathered some of the most cringeworthy replies and other sexting stories from around the Twitterverse.