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Sexual Repression, Shame, and the Link to Suicide

Sexual Repression, Shame, and the Link to Suicide

TW: This article contains themes of suicide. If you are not in a safe headspace for this kind of topic, please exit the page and take care of your mental health. If you need immediate support, please go to the nearest emergency room, or call the Suicide Prevention...

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The Power of Vulnerability in Relationships

The Power of Vulnerability in Relationships

In a culture where we are praised for being a perfectionist and an overachiever, it might feel counterintuitive to be open and honest about our struggles and display he power of vulnerability, especially when we are unsure of how it will be received. We are socialized...

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How to Recognize Teen Dating Violence

How to Recognize Teen Dating Violence

Relationship violence amongst adolescents and young adults is a form of intimate partner violence that is often misunderstood and overlooked. There is this idea that young people are just emotionally immature and lack experience in developing healthy long term...

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Can Sensate Focus Help Your Sex Life?

Can Sensate Focus Help Your Sex Life?

In a study of 1,000 US relationships, 34% of relationships reported being dissatisfied with their sex lives. Sex isn't a one size fits all scenario; it often involves deepening a mutual connection and understanding each other in an intimate way. If you would like to...

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3 Important Tips for Safe Sex Practices

3 Important Tips for Safe Sex Practices

Sex can be mind-blowingly wonderful. It can also lead to disappointment, confusion and a host of other unwanted consequences. Start creating emotional and physical safety practices around sex now, so you can have great sex for the rest of your life. Read on for three...

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Are Men Using Sex Toys? Yes, and Here’s Why

Are Men Using Sex Toys? Yes, and Here’s Why

What comes to your mind when you hear about men using sex toys? Did you picture a not-so-discreet fleshlight hidden in the closet to avoid a shameful discovery? If that’s the case, you may still think that the idea of men using sex toys is a taboo topic. But it...

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