“Imagine going to a restaurant where the chef served you whatever he or she felt like fixing instead of giving you a choice.

More often than not, people did not want to converse on the phone (which I totally get), so I would have to deal with their anger, irritation, and lots of hang ups. After college, I worked for Medicaid doing prior authorization for nursing visits and home medical equipment.

Again I was on the phone for long periods of time dealing with disgruntled providers — no fun!

Talking about sex openly makes for relationships that are more fun and satisfying.

You can’t expect a partner to know what you like unless you tell them. Tip: If you have been diagnosed with an STI, you will need to share this information with potential partners.

The more you explore and know your own body through masturbation, the clearer you can be about what kind of touch you enjoy.

Tip: One way to communicate what you enjoy is by showing your partner how you like to touch yourself.), and things you might like to consider doing (Maybe! Ed, about reigniting the spark your sex life and communicating about sexual pleasure. Thornton writes extensively about sexuality, sexual relationships, sexual health, and caregiving, with a special focus on sexual health and aging. ASHA’s […] Whether you’re having sex or not, below are some tips to ensure every young adult can have a healthy, safe, and satisfying life – or to simply prepare yourself for when the time comes! Birth control: Are you currently using birth control? What kind of sexual activities are you willing to enjoy without barriers?Sexual pleasure: What kind of touch feels good to you?People sometimes think that if their partner really loved them or cared about them the other person would do exactly what they wanted. No two people want the same things, have the same fantasies, or want to be touched in the same ways. How many sexual partners have you had since your last round of testing? The more positive, honest, and straight-forward you can be, the more positively your partner will hear you.