Whatever the gender of a person or their sexual partner is, no one ever has to have any kind of sex or have sex any given way if it doesn’t work for them or it doesn’t feel good, physically, emotionally, or both.
Does having a mental illness mean you can’t have healthy sexual or romantic relationships, or that someone else can’t have them with you? Nope.
Do you want to be with someone who would only stay with you because you’re having the sex they want to have?
Dating someone who’s trans and feeling uncomfortable? How to look at what’s going on and figure out what’s really best for both of you.
In this week’s sexual health roundup: A pill may have led to the sexual revolution, but it was penicillin – not birth control; new research says the first time a person has sex really is important; and testosterone release is immediate upon mutual attraction.
My very best advice for anyone, when it comes to any kind of sex, is to only engage in what you truly want to, for yourself, not just for someone else because it’s what they want from you.
For someone choosing to hold off on sex until marriage, what to do about the fact that most other people, including potential partners, will not have made the same choice? How much should your own sexual ethics and values hinge on those of others?
How do you tell a partner that you’re not comfortable with something they want to do, whether you have sexual abuse in your history or not? You tell them you’re not comfortable with something they want to do.
What’s the difference between flirting and harassment? How does a person recognize and deal with harassment? How do we make sure we’re not harassing anyone unintentionally?
Gender, dating and technology: how can these be used to make national sexuality education curricula and activities more inclusive and appropriate for the community present?