For many of us, this is a season of celebration (religious and otherwise) and gift giving. How about giving your partner (or somebody else) a Safer Sex Kit? Ideas for a basic kit may be found in the Safe, Sound, and Sexy article on this site. Some other ideas which occur to me are:
Colored condoms (red and green for Christmas comes to mind) Flavored lube (hey, candy canes are peppermint flavored)
And on the sexy/romantic side: A book (One of my favorites is The Guide to Getting it On by Paul Joannides) with certain pages bookmarked with personalized post-it notes.
Excellent idea! When compiling a kit, one shouldn't forget to get a nice decorative sturdy box or bucket that you can keep your tools near your point of action with; or if you are compiling a travelling kit, how about a light little box that is small enough to live and be merry and in reach in backpacks and purses?
And as another idea: I am all for Scarleteen T-Shirts for Christmas!
Here's an idea for making the container decorative and unique-decoupage it! (I'm such a crafty geek, sorry). There's some excellent decoupage instructions here that explain it better than I ever will. (And if you're looking for some slightly sexy piccys to decoupage with, why not try these Retro Pin Up-Girls? I have a whole wardrobe decorated with them!
Anyway, I love the idea, but some of us (that'll be me then)aren't in relationships-so how about a 'self love' kit? You'd have to be very good friends with whoever you gave it to, or you could just keep it yourself.
In the kit I would put:
Condoms for keeping the vibrator hygenic
Latex gloves and lube for keeping things smooth and safe
Classy porn/erotica magazine
And something else which I thought of but can't remember right now
Of course, I'm not old enough to buy half that stuff, but I like the idea. It may also be considerate to put a lock on the container in case of prying parents/siblings!
Wow, you could have hours of endless fun making and decoupaging these. You have no idea how itchy this has made my craftiness muscle-I have to go decoupage, quick!
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That sounds like a great idea, BJade, both as a self-present and as a present for a good friend. I'd certainly be more than thankful if someone took the time to carefully select a kit like that for me. A good addition might also be a book on masturbation - like Betty Dodsons "Sex for One", which I still haven't read but which is on my reading list for this winter, after seeing the old lady on tv. Very funky.
And these Classic Pin Up gals are pretty and give me this urge to decorate something quickly, too.
Indeed, Gummy, indeed. Safer Sex kits are a good present all year round!
Actually, my dearest friend Tina is getting a few condoms and some single use tubes of lube in her "Adventskalender" (it's something we have here in Germany, you make a little package with something nice for every day of December leading up to Christmas. some people buy pre-packaged Calenders with a chocolate a day; i prefer to pack 24 packages of little things, or chocs, or gummy bears, myelf for the dear people in my life). The condom, lube and funky instruction leaflet will make her December 1st (World Aids Day) package. Need to see whether I can find some nice green and red condoms. eeep. Just a day left before I need to stasrt assembling the Kalender.
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