Safe sex

Safe sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as HIV/AIDS. It is also referred to as safer sex or protected sex, while unsafe or unprotected sex is sexual activity engaged in without precautions. Some sources prefer the term safer sex to more precisely reflect the fact that these practices reduce, but do not completely eliminate, the risk of disease transmission. In recent years, the term "sexually transmitted infections" (STIs) has been preferred over "STDs", as it has a broader range of meaning; a person may be infected, and may potentially infect others, without showing signs of disease. Safe sex practices became more prominent in the late 1980s as a result of the AIDS epidemic. Promoting safe sex is now one of the aims of sex education. Safe sex is regarded as a harm reduction strategy aimed at reducing risks. The risk reduction of safe sex is not absolute; for example the reduced...
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Surender Wrangler
Surender Wrangler and 8 more commented on the blog by Nivedita Gupta
on Aug 28, 2014 , 08:04 pm
Nivedita Gupta - Why personal hygiene is important for better sex life
‘Clean sex is HOT sex’   I remember seeing this extremely hot guy at work once. He was tall, dark and handsome (basically the works). I instantly felt sexually attracted to him. Until I saw his TOENAILS! Yuck! The last time he must have got them chipped would be ages ago seriously. And to add to my misery, the guy even had ugly hair coming out of his nose! Yes!   Behind so much prettiness lay a man who was dirty and had no personal hygiene whatsoever. Whatever little att more »
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Suman Mandal
Suman Mandal and 2 more commented on the discussion by Rakhee Makhija
on Aug 28, 2014 , 10:30 am
Rakhee Makhija - 'Found condoms in son's wallet'
Last week while cleaning up my 15-year-old son's room, I was shocked to find a packet of condom in his wallet. I know at such young age, kids read about sex and want to try out thing for fun sake but its not right. I am really worried about him and more »
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Zinc
Zinc and commented on the discussion by Kirti Deol
on Aug 24, 2014 , 07:45 pm
Kirti Deol - Sexting 'normal' for teenage relationship?
According to a new survey, sexting i.e sending and receiving sexually explicit images and messages is a normal part of most teenage relationships. Moreover, the study urges parents not to panic about teens ‘sexting’ and rather tells them to acc more »
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