Safe Sex: Healthy Fun In More Ways Than One

By Hand On The Hip - 11/30/2016

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Let’s face it; most people in the world like to get to business from time to time. Whether you’ve found someone on a night out, or you’re with your significant other, there is no harm in having some fun. Of course, that is, until something goes wrong. There are loads of issues which can be caused by sex, and a lot of people are very relaxed about this part of their life, making it risky when you don’t take the right steps. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some tips to help you to make this part of your life much safer.

Trust Your Partners

The people you take to bed don’t have to be your best friends. In fact, a lot of people prefer to perform these acts with people they don’t know very well, and this makes sense. When you’re doing this, though, you need to make sure that you trust the person you’re letting into this part of your life. Avoiding rash decisions could save you a lot of pain, and a night of fun won’t be worth getting sick over, making it well worth simply being open and honest when you’re planning to sleep with someone.

Add A Barrier

Over the last few decades, advancements in contraception technology have made it possible to keep a physical barrier between you and the other half of an experience like this. Condoms are the most common out there, and this isn’t something you have to rely on your partner to handle. Instead, you can get products like this for both men and women, making it possible to use them all the time, even if your partner doesn’t want to.

After The Fun Is Said & Done

Along with the tools which can be used during the act, there are a lot of products on the market which are designed to help people after they’ve had sex, too. Natural contraceptives can be a great way to avoid unwanted pregnancies, while visiting a doctor can give you access to antibiotics which will help to clear up any infections which may have found their way into your body. While this isn’t exactly glamorous, it’s a lot nicer than suffering something which you weren’t expecting as a result of the fun.

Getting Yourself Checked

Finally, as the last area in this post, getting yourself checked for sexually transmitted infections is another important step when you’ve slept with someone. To make this less invasive, a lot of companies offer mail-based systems which can keep you from having to see a doctor to get this done. Of course, you have to be quick with something like this, or you may see symptoms before you’re able to get yourself treated.

Hopefully, this post will inspire you to start working harder when it comes to protecting yourself from the dangers which come with sex. Making this part of life safe is very important, but it shouldn’t stop you from enjoying yourself, as the whole point of an experience like this is to have some fun.
P.S. This post is a collaborative post and not written by Hand On The Hip.

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