Condoms are very effective in lowering your risk for most sexually transmitted infections (STIs); however, they are only 82% effective with typical use in preventing pregnancy. This means that out … read more
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You may be thinking about what it means to be involved in a sexual relationship. It’s normal to think about sex and have sexual feelings; however, there are many things … read more
You are NOT a freak! It is completely normal to have sexual feelings at your age and want to masturbate. Most people think that masturbation is normal when done privately, but … read more
First, you should NEVER, feel pressured to have sex with anyone! You should only have sex when you’re ready and it should always be your choice. Your parents, just like … read more
Emergency contraception (EC) is a backup method of birth control for preventing pregnancy after unprotected sex. Even though it’s commonly called the “morning-after pill,” there are three types of EC … read more
There are many types of contraception that vary in how effective they are at preventing pregnancy, how much they cost, how easy they are to use, and whether they also protect against STIs. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the different kinds!
It’s a very complex decision! Ask yourself the following questions to see if you’re ready to have a sexual relationship.
Deciding to take the birth control pill is a very personal choice. For some, the Pill may also help in to make periods lighter, shorter, or more regular. It can … read more
Great question! First, you and your partner will need to learn how to use condoms correctly. This begins with opening up the condom wrapper with care. Open the wrapper carefully: Be … read more
Some woman may experience pain or “pressure” with sexual intercourse, but many do not. We recommend that you tell your partner that you will let her know if you are … read more