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How Often Should I Get Tested?
How Do I Get Tested?
Everyone has an STI status and it's important for you to know yours. It's a huge piece of being a sexually healthy and responsible adult. Getting tested on a regular basis will help you avoid any long-term health risks by helping you to address any problems quickly and before they cause any serious damage. It also helps you keep your sexual partner(s) safe as well by reducing the risks they have of contracting anything...
Should You Practice Safer Oral Sex?
Is it really necessary to practice safer oral sex? A lot of people would argue that it really ruins the experience. It's also a fairly common perception that there is no need for safer sex methods when engaging in oral sex. Since there is no risk of anyone getting pregnant when having oral sex, most people think that using protection isn't important. There are more reasons than just potential pregnancies for using protection when engaging in oral sex. Unprotected sex of any kind still leaves you open to potential risks...
Types of Condoms
One of the ways we can practice safer sex is by ensuring we are using protective barriers, such as condoms. Some people that condoms ruin sex but along with keeping us safe, many condoms are designed to enhance pleasure. It's all about figuring out what kind of condoms you prefer for which activities. Which one you choose will depend on your needs and preferences. There are a lot of different kinds of condoms to choose from but they do fall into three basic categories: external, internal, and oral.
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What is Fluid Bonding?
Have you ever heard the term "fluid bonding"? Fluid bonding is a fairly simple but an important concept in a relationship. Put simply, it is the agreement between two people to share bodily fluids. This may not seem like a big deal but it has some crucial implications for the state of the relationship, trust, and open communication. There can be different and distinct levels of fluid bonding. For example, you may consent to share saliva with someone but that doesn't mean that you would be willing to have unprotected sex with them or share blood with them. In most cases, fluid bonding typically refers to the choice to have unprotected sex with an ongoing partner. For it to be considered fluid bonding, it must be a deliberate choice made by the couple.
The REAL Condom Challenge
Condoms are a truly amazing and wonderful invention. They serve to protect us from a variety of unwanted outcomes during sex from pregnancy to STI transfer. There are types of different condoms and other barriers that we can use as well but the Condoms are a truly amazing and wonderful invention. They serve to protect us from a variety of unwanted outcomes during sex from pregnancy to STI transfer. There are types of different condoms and other barriers that we can use as well but the most commonly known and used are penile condoms. These are often referred to as male condoms.
What is Safer Sex?
Safer sex is about protecting yourself and your partner from any unwanted risks during sexual activities. It most commonly refers to protecting yourself from the transmission of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs. This definition can also be stretched to apply to other areas of sexuality, such as protection from unwanted pregnancies or unwanted harm from kink-involved activities.
What are STIs?
An important part of being sexually active is protecting your sexual health. A lot of people’s first concerns are about unwanted pregnancies but there is another important reason to use safer sex methods: sexually transmitted infections. Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, can cause a range of damage to the body from sores to infertility to death. Each STI has their own way of causing harm to the body and the symptoms may vary. It’s also common for many people to have a sexually transmitted infection and have no idea. Some infections do not present with any symptoms at all but they are still quietly doing damage under the radar.
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Should you Use Two Condoms at a Time?
Using condoms is usually a pretty good idea whether you're wanting to avoid pregnancy or just protecting your sexual health. There are lots of different kinds of condoms that come in a variety of sizes. Some are specifically designed to enhance sexual pleasure. All the variety can make it fun to experiment to find out the ones you and your partner like best. Don't be afraid to try some new types of condoms and have fun experimenting. There are a couple of important things to remember while you're having fun.