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Send your hygiene myths to me! What myths regarding hygiene have you heard of?
quick poll, should I include birth control and safer sex methods in the dictionary?
What about STDs?
Continuation to the Conversation topic:
What is bad about having an illness, sickness, condition, or disease?
Let’s get deep here people! “Why someone wouldn’t want to have an STD” may seem like a ridiculous question but let’s really think about it. What things do you hear about STDs or about illnesses and conditions make you not want to have them? Where do these messages come from? What are your personal experiences with illness and how might that affect your feelings about having STDs/STIs?
Conversation Topic of the Day
Why would someone want to avoid getting an STD/STI?
Why would someone want to avoid getting pregnant?
another sex education activity
Reasons people might CHOOSE to have sex
What is listed in the text:
• to show love
• consummate marriage or long-term partnership
• attempt to prove that they are not gay, lesbian, or bisexual
• to help figure out if they might be gay, lesbian, or bisexual
• attempt to prove adulthood
• a way to relieve stress
what other reasons might someone choose to have sex? Do you agree with these reasons?
Reasons people abstain from sex
here is the text’s list:
personal beliefs and values
• religious beliefs and values
• protect their health
• not interested
• haven’t found the “right” partner
• not in love
• in recovery from addiction
• avoid pregnancy
• avoid STDs and HIV
don’t want to jeopardize future goals
• not ready
• focusing on something else right
now: school, sports, friends
• under stress
• don’t want to upset family
• encourages people to build
relationships based on things other
Do you agree with this list? What other reasons can we think of?
Reusable menstrual alternatives to disposable pads and tampons, like The DivaCup menstrual cup, Washable Cloth Pads, and Lunapanties.
In celebration of national women’s day, there is a huge sale for cloth menstrual pads and menstrual cups over at lunapads!