Sexting

Sexting is defined as the act of electronically communicating sexually explicit messages or pictures. Sexting can be a fun way to spice up a relationship or maintain sexual interactions while partners are forced to be apart for long periods of time (i.e. business trips, vacations, obligatory visitations). Although sexting can be very fun as long…

Effective Communication

Effective communication is essential in creating and maintaining strong relationships with coworkers, family members, friends, and loved ones. With globalization and technology changing the way people communicate with one another, it is now more important than ever to be adaptable. Learning to communicate through verbal and nonverbal means, as well as becoming a thoughtful listener…

First-Time Sex Worries

Sex, for those who have never experienced it, can seem incredibly intimidating. But with the correct information, it does not have to seem so overwhelming. This article will break down the common misconceptions and provide advice regarding everything else you need to know about the decision to become sexually active for the first time. Consent…

How to Ask Your Partner to Get Tested

Asking a partner to be testedĀ for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) can be a difficult conversation to have. It is a sensitive subject for most and may result in hurt feelings or other emotions. Some may take the request the wrong way and assume their partner believes they are dirty or sleep around. However, if a…

Negotiating Safer Sex

Sexual activity can be a fun and connecting experience for partners. However, oral, vaginal, and anal sex are behaviors that do come with risks. The most effective away to avoid the risks of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI) or having an unplanned pregnancy is to use contraceptives. Despite their proven effectiveness, contraceptives are not always a priority for individuals engaging in sexual…

How To Have A Fair Fight

For a relationship to be rewarding and satisfying for both partners, it is crucial to have an open line of communication. Effective communicator includes speaking up if something is bothering you. If you do not speak up, your partner may never know something is wrong and things may quickly escalate. Relationships are not always going to…