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My life in sex: the woman with HPV

19/04/2019 Anonymous 0

I’ve only ever had sex with three men, and been married for almost two decadesI have HPV – the human papillomavirus. Infections are common, but the strains I have mean that I’ve had to visit a specialist seven times in the last two months. I’m now at r…

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How to use a condom

14/04/2019 Mel Gadd 0

How long does a condom last? And why should you avoid putting one on with greasy hands? The manager of a sex education project explainsThere are two types of condoms: external, which go on the penis, and internal, which can be used vaginally or anally….

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Experience: I didn’t hit puberty until I was 19

08/03/2019 Jared Gale 0

It was assumed I was just a late bloomer, but the longer it went on, the more my confidence sufferedAs a kid, I was always small and never as strong as my peers, but what set me apart was that I had no sense of smell. At school, if somebody farted in c…

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How to talk about sex with your children

29/12/2018 Anna Moore 0

It’s no easy task for parents, but there are ways to start this crucial conversation“If you had a question about sex, where would you go?” I ask my 12-year-old daughter, Orla. She doesn’t look up from her phone. “I’d ask online,” she deadpans. “then de…