It can be hard to talk about sex, but it prevents trouble and makes it a lot better for both. You can talk before or after you have sex, but also during.
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“I’ve never felt so guilty in my life,” says Anmol. He’s been with his girlfriend for two years but lately he’s found himself fantasising about her best friend.
“I don’t want to mess up my relationship over something like this but I really don't know how to get her friend out of my mind,” says Anmol. “I’m turned on every time I’m around her.”
Safe sex sounds a bit boring. Sex should be exciting and satisfying – but safe?
Well, if you imagine the kind of stress an STD or an unwanted pregnancy will cause you (yikes – rushed trip to the doctors for emergency contraception or STD testing and treatment), being responsible about sex seems like a small price to pay. Read on to find out all do's and don'ts of safe sex.
STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases, can be a nasty side-effect of sex.
Every year, more than 333 million people around the world get infected with syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomoniasis, the four most common STDs. It's easy enough to protect yourself from them though. And you should, because some are incurable or even fatal. Read all about STDs in this week's top five facts.
A one-night stand – a steamy night of no-strings-attached sex with a stranger.
Sex without being in a relationship: that could be just the right thing to spice up your single life. You should follow a couple of ground rules though, so that your adventure is something exciting to remember and doesn't turn into a nightmare! Read on to find out all about the dos and don'ts of one-night stands.
A DKT partnership launch special - Kuber on condoms!
Outside a dog, a condom is man’s best friend. Inside a dog, it’s a choking hazard! They help us prevent STDs and complications in relationships. Yet a gentleman in Mumbai almost divorced his wife over her love for the latex friend. Couldn’t this idiot come up with a better excuse?
Q: Will one emergency contraceptive pill be enough if we had unprotected sex multiple times the night before? Charu, Chandigarh
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Q: Is it safe to have sex without a condom if you’re both virgins?
My boyfriend and I are really in love and feel like we’re ready for to have sex. We’re both virgins, and for the first time we want to have the perfect experience of sex without a condom. Do you think unprotected sex the first time is a bad idea? Bharti, New Delhi
Q: I want to have sex with a prostitute. Is it right to go to a sex worker to enjoy sex?
I know that sex with a prostitute involves lots of risks. But if I use a condom, am I safe? Diwakar, Cochin
Cheaters are more likely to have unsafe sex than people who have agreed to have an open sexual relationship, a recent US study found.
They’re less likely to use condoms, either with their partner or their lovers. Is it because cheaters are just risky types anyway? Or do they like kidding themselves they were swept away in the heat of the moment?
Q: Can a man have unprotected sex with his wife?
Also, can he have unprotected anal sex with his wife without contracting any disease? Can a man get a disease like HIV if he gets menstrual blood on his penis by having during the woman’s period? And what’s the safe period to have unprotected sex with one’s wife in order to avoid pregnancy? Harjit, Kolkata
A friend of mine hooked up with a guy for the first time recently. He was nice and cute and all that, but he refused to put on a condom.
“It was so damn awkward. All the foreplay was done and I said, ‘Come on, why don’t you wear a condom?’ And he refused to,” my friend told me. That’s a tight situation. What did she do?
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