I would like to lose my virginity when I am 14 or 15 years old. Is that OK? My parents would obviously not be OK with this but I don’t understand why it would be wrong. Obviously I would make sure I don’t get pregnant.

Updated 5 July 2021 under Ask Us.

The decision to have sex is very personal and should be based off of number of factors. Sex isn’t wrong and when the timing is right, everyone deserves to have […]

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I’m 15 and my parents fight ALL the time and it really upsets me. I’ve seen them growing apart over the years and it seems like they want to get a divorce but they’re staying together for me and my sister. How do I tell them that it’s okay to split up?

Updated 25 April 2019 under Ask Us.

Thank you for your question! It can definitely be upsetting if your parents are fighting all the time. There can be different reasons why some parents continue to live together […]

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How can I get better at not taking small situations and making them a big problem for no reason? It’s really getting in the way of my relationships.

Updated 31 October 2018 under Ask Us.

This is a seemingly simple question, but actually is complicated.  Chances are that there are many reasons that small situations become big, and also reasons that situations can seem small […]

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I really want to have sex with my partner. It’s both of our first times. Pregnancy protection aside, do we need to protect from STDs if we are both virgins? Could we get an STD from each other if neither of us have ever had the chance to get them?

Updated 18 October 2018 under Ask Us.

Protecting against sexually transmitted infections (otherwise known as STDs or STIs) is very important when having sex, even if you are confident that it is your partner’s first time as […]

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I’m bisexual and my grandparents are super against gay people. I have a girlfriend and I want her to meet my family but I’m afraid that my grandparents won’t love me anymore. What should I do?​

Updated 24 August 2018 under Ask Us.

First we would like to acknowledge how difficult of a position you are in. It’s wonderful that you have found a partner, and it is a natural next step to […]

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MRKH: Talking to Your Partner About MRKH

Updated 17 August 2021 under Health Guides.

Most young women with MRKH will at some point find themselves faced with the decision of whether, when, and how to tell a romantic partner about their MRKH. The decision […]

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How do I tell my dad about my yeast infection? Or should I keep it to myself? I only live with my brother and father.

Updated 10 April 2018 under Ask Us.

It’s up to you whether you feel comfortable to tell your dad or anyone else that you have a yeast infection. Yeast infections are very common among young and adult […]

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Cystic Fibrosis: Talking with Your Partner about CF and Sexual and Reproductive Health

Updated 17 September 2019 under Health Guides.

Talking about CF Being able to communicate with your partner is an important part of any relationship. When you have CF, your treatments, airway clearance, and exercise all take up […]

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Cystic Fibrosis: Talking with Your CF Team about Sexual and Reproductive Health

Updated 11 September 2017 under Health Guides.

Many people with CF have known their CF team or doctor since they were a baby. This may make it easier for you to talk about your sexual and reproductive […]

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The other day I wore a shirt that was deemed “inappropriate” by my parents. I felt fine wearing it. To what extent must I dress appropriately?

Updated 3 May 2017 under Ask Us.

Your parents are likely trying to protect you from sending the wrong message about yourself. They may not be in tune with the style of your age group, but they […]

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