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Is it something unhealthy to do? Or is it bad to feel guilty? I always have a desire for sexual things, but I never engage in it. Masturbation (when done in private) is a safe way to explore your body and learn more about your sexual likes and dislikes. Masturbation doesn’t come with a risk of STI transmission or pregnancy, […]
Whether or not people engage in oral sex is totally up to them! Sometimes people believe that because oral sex isn’t vaginal or anal penetration, there is little to no risk of contracting an STI/STD. But the fact is, you can get all STIs, (except for pubic lice and Trichomoniasis) when engaging in oral sex with someone who has the infection. […]
….he didn’t cum inside my mouth. But later on told me he had herpes. Is there a chance I got it now ? This is a great question! Lets talk a little bit about Herpes! There are two different types of Herpes, Herpes Simplex Virus I & II. Type I presents itself as cold sores on the the mouth […]
Lets talk a little bit about STIs. STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know that when it comes to STIs there are four modes of transmission. They are… Blood Sexual Fluids (Semen and Vaginal fluids) Skin to skin contact Breast milk and Vaginal Delivery In […]
……… my mother was upset and told me if I used them I was no longer a Virgin. I decided I wanted to know if my hymen was torn or broken. Is there any possible way to get checked? Whats important to know is that “virginity” isn’t a medical term, and people can make that definition […]