Posts tagged with: safe sex

What Puts People off Using Condoms?

Despite more than 440,000 STI diagnoses made in the UK in 2014, a significant number of under 25s are still having unprotected sex. Under 25s are one of the most at-risk groups, with 15% admitting to having unprotected sex with […]

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When’s right? Knowing when to take the sex ‘plunge’

Almost half of all women (42%) wish they’d lost their virginity in different circumstances, according to the results of the British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, published earlier this year. A fifth of men also regret their first […]

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Sexual wellbeing among women

Dr Pam Spurr is a psychologist with over 20 years’ experience as a self-help expert, life coach and agony aunt. Here Dr Pam highlights the sexual challenges many women face with the aim to open up important discussions. As well […]

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Five perils of executive travel – if you’re hoping for a cheeky fling abroad…

Going abroad for a ‘work’ trip. It’s always a great excuse to see the world, make some big money and let your hair down a bit. But if you’re looking for a cheeky fling abroad, there are a few things […]

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Safe sex at Christmas: Looking after your stocking fillers, candy canes and Santa’s sack (wink wink)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as the song goes… Christmas and the New Year’s is (and certainly should be) be a time to enjoy yourself and have fun. But it’s important that during the party season, amid […]

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Five common sex-after-birth problems – and how to solve them

With a new baby in tow, and a body readjusting after giving birth – jumping back into the sack can be riddled with difficulties and complications. However, getting back into the rhythm of sex can be incredibly healthy for your […]

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Living without the knowledge you have HIV

This week marks HIV Testing Week across the UK, and Brigette Bard, Founder of Last Taboo and CEO of BioSure UK, looks at why this week is so important in raising awareness of HIV and encouraging people to test… Thirty […]

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Pornography and young gay men

Eleanor Briggs, assistant director of policy and campaigns at the National AIDS Trust looks at the role of pornography for young gay men. We‘re all familiar with the discussion around pornography and its impact on young people. But one storyline’s […]

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Five risk factors to negotiate on a night (out) out

“At Charing Cross station, a 30-year-old woman is lying on the floor of the men’s toilets after a Christmas party. She cannot get up and has soiled herself. She spends the night at St Thomas’ hospital.” This unedifying report is […]

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Keeping things hot, hot, hot this autumn

As the temperatures begin to go down and the festive season gets ever-nearer, who doesn’t love a Saturday night out, drinking mulled wine whilst heating their fingers on the open fire at a local bar. Or snuggled up on the […]

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