How to Protect Yourself and have Safe Sex

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How to Protect Yourself and have Safe Sex

The purpose of this paper is to give people information on the advantages, disadvantages and different forms of safe sex. This paper is done for the purpose of preventing STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), not for the purpose of birth control. This gives you different ways to still enjoy sex as you normally would, but with some different and somewhat unusual changes. Some may find this appealing and some may find it hideous. The options are up to you; I am just giving you other alternatives.

"Sex", as defined by the WWWebster Dictionary is, "the sum of the structural, functional, and behavioral characteristics of living things that are involved in reproduction by two interacting parents and that distinguish males and females." "Safe Sex", also defined by the WWWebster Dictionary as, "sexual activity and especially sexual intercourse in which various measures (as the use of latex condoms or the practice of monogamy) are taken to avoid disease (as AIDS) transmitted by sexual contact."

For sex to be consensual, partners must be prepared to adhere to each other's requests to slow down, back off or stop. If a person feels that their partner would not honor a direct request to stop doing something, they may want to reconsider if sex with that person is "safe" or not. A barrier is any physical object, which allows sex that would otherwise be unsafe to be safer or safe by preventing the transmission of bodily fluids. These include condoms, gloves and oral barriers.

Some of the advantages of safe sex is that it will give the person greater peace of mind, can help penile/vaginal intercourse to last longer, greater comfort when penetration the anus with a finger or hand and mak...

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...elf against STDs. As I have shown you

in the above paper, a person can still have pleasurable and exciting sexual experiences using protection. Condoms, gloves and lubricants may help save your life someday. Don't be afraid or ashamed to use them. They are just there to help and protect the human species.

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Definition of Sex. Retrieved March 9, 2000 from the World Wide Web:

http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary

Definition of Safe Sex. Retrieved March 9, 2000 from the World Wide Web:

http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary

Perspectives in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion for Condoms. Retrieved March 9, 2000 from the World Wide Web: http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00001053.htm

The American Social Health Association. Retrieved March 9, 2000 from the World Wide Web: http://www.asgastd.org

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