Asking Your Parents About Getting Condoms or Birth Control

Going through puberty can be a difficult and weird time with all the changes that your body is going through. The mix of hormonal fluctuations and new interpersonal relationships of middle and high school can make this an emotional time. A lot of these emotions might have to do with the sexual urges you may…

Asking Someone Out

Asking someone out is a normal yet nerve-racking experience. As a young person, you may not have developed sexual or romantic feelings for another individual before, and you may be uncertain of how to approach a person of interest.  Asking someone out can become a big ordeal because you may begin to ask yourself questions…

Looking Past Body Image To Enjoy Your Sex Life

The term “body image” refers to the subjective mental picture you have of your physical appearance. This can pertain to small details about yourself such as your hair, weight, or complexion, or it could be regarding more intimate details such as your physique or genitalia—your external reproductive organs, usually male or female. Your thoughts about…