Thanks so much for such a useful and honest site, it's a big help figuring this stuff out. I am 19 and in my first serious relationship. I seem to have a strong hormonal cycle, my body changes a lot from week to week. I have tried my best to explain this to my boyfriend, but he doesn't understand how things that feel good to me one day might not feel like anything, or hurt me, the next....
I'm a female and my best friend is a male. We're both virgins, he's 17 and I'm 16. He keeps telling me that he wants to have sex, and he's been touching my body more and more. We've kissed and made out recently, but he wants to go all the way....
You've heard of the Great Wall of China... now let us introduce the Great Wall of Vagina! Sure, you can't see it from space, but you CAN check out a huge number of plaster vulvas. As you'll see, no two are alike and every one is as normal as can be. (Though they are all shaved because it's a bit difficult to make a plaster cast of hair.) Check out the "Images" section for pictures of the panels.
Reusable pads, panties, Divacups, and related goodies for all your no-disposable-menstrual-product needs!
LadyCup is a menstrual collection cup similar to a Diva Cup or Keeper, made of flexible silicone in a variety of fun colors (and they come with a pretty fabric bag to store it in!) Once you've tried a cup you may never go back to tampons- they can work for up to 12 hours, don't dry out your delicate vaginal skin, and may be less likely to cause Toxic Shock Syndrome.
Cheery, fun, and comfortable reusable menstrual pads and liners! It's like a party in your pants and your period's invited.
Though people don't talk about it as much, guys worry about their bodies too. This article for teens talks about body image concerns and recommends ways to cope and feel good about the body you've got!
Not a fan of shoving chemical-laden disposable products all up in your ladyparts? Come learn about some of the many alternative, reusable, and eco-friendly options for menstrual wrangling!
Everyone has a sexual orientation and a sexual identity. Here are some basics and not-so-basics about what orientation is, some of the ways we can talk about it, how to figure yours out, and finding support.
I am 19 years old and a junior in college. I've never been kissed or had any sort of sexual experience other than masturbation. I know the time will come, someday, for me to start dating someone, and the odds are that this someone will be 19 or older and have a lot more experience than me....