Talking to Your Folks About Starting Birth Control

by Sue on October 7, 2013 0 Comments

If you are nervous or anxious about talking to your parents about sex and your sexual health, they are feeling ten times more than you do. They know that as teenagers and young adults, your hormones are in overdrive which can provoke you to experiment sexually unprotected. They worry about unsafe sex, unplanned pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases, and infections. Ease your parents' worries by broaching the topic, for your health and their peace of mind.

What's in it for you?

You may think that talking to your parents about sex at this point may put you in trouble. But contrary to popular belief, you can save yourself from a lot of trouble later on if you put in the effort to start the talk now. Below are some key advantages of talking to your parents about sex and starting birth control:

  • You get good advice from people who have ...
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Your Guide to Good Sexual Health

by Sue on August 27, 2013 0 Comments

Welcome to our website! We're here to guide you through the sometimes confusing world of sexual health. You can start here, and we'll point you to websites such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US Department of Health and Human Services, and more!

In the United States, we tend to become sexually active at a young age. This is part of the reason why the CDC estimates that around half of sexually active Americans will be infected with an STD by the age of 24. Sounds scary, right? Well, with good advice and knowledge at your fingertips, you can prevent, get tested, and even treat these issues, preventing any negative long term side effects.

In the meantime, feel free to try these websites for more help:

About Sexual Health Advice

Tips for sexually active individuals to stay healthy.

Interesting video about Sexually Transmitted Diseases.