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Vital vocab for hookups, relationships, & everything in between

Vital vocab for hookups, relationships, & everything in between

Rate this article and enter to winIn an intimate or romantic encounter, talking or expressing desire creates some of the sexiest moments. If you can find someone who values pleasure, mutuality, and emotional connection...
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Red hot or red flag?: Test your relationship

Rate this article and enter to winIn an intimate relationship, we deserve to feel appreciated and supported, just as our partner deserves the same from us. Sexual coercion within relationships tends to be part...
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Own your sex life: How to talk condoms & STIs

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re anticipating sex with a partner, discussing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) probably isn’t part of the fantasy. But those conversations are important. They may help you get...
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(Emotionally) safer sex

Sexual relationships involve emotional vulnerability. We asked more than 300 students how they feel about this and how they protect themselves from potential hurt.1 in 3 students (67 percent) pointed to the value of...
Birth control and protection: What works best for you?

Birth control and protection: What works best for you?

Rate this article and enter to winYour relationship with your birth control might be among the most important of your life. Maybe you are (or will be) intimate with a partner of the opposite...
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How do you identify?: Exploring the labels of sexual identity

Rate this article and enter to winLabels: they’re everywhere. We use them to identify food, clothing brands, and where to send a package. Labels are also sometimes used to describe ourselves and other people.Especially...
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How do you define sex? Understanding what intimacy means to you

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many different beliefs when it comes to sex and sexuality. In a recent Student Health 101survey, almost 70 percent of the more than 400 respondents said the...
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Raise your STI-Q

Which sexually transmitted infection (STI) is making a comeback?What’s up?Syphilis rates. They’ve nearly doubled since 2005, and approached 17,000 new cases in 2013, says the CDC.In whom?Men (90 percent of cases)—especially men who have...
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Good, quick sex

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re having a quick tryst or are in for some long-term lovin’, here are the essentials of good sex.Communication Is a Turn-OnA good lover wants to know...
Deal-breaker or game-starter?: Check your relationship criteria

Deal-breaker or game-starter?: Check your relationship criteria

Rate this article and enter to winOpposites Similarities attract. In relationships, we tend to get along better with people like us—a whole lot of studies prove it. But there are lots of ways we...