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Jan 31, 2013Love
I Knew It! Study Shows Sex With A Condom Is As Good As Condomless Sex [Sexy Time]

I Knew It! Study Shows Sex With A Condom Is As Good As Condomless Sex [Sexy Time]

I love condoms. Sometimes I feel alone in this, because a lot of people who commit to using condoms regularly always seem to do so with reluctance and resignation.

Jul 12, 2011Love
Tuffy Luv Sez: CONDOMS!!!!!!!!!!

Tuffy Luv Sez: CONDOMS!!!!!!!!!!

Now since I have lost my virginity I have found condoms extremely uncomfortable. I mean to the point where I am in tears from the pain. I have not found the reason behind this, I've tried ultrathins and pre-lubricated condoms, I've even tried using extra lube. It just hurts.

Apr 5, 2011Love
Tuffy Luv Says: Get Comfortable with Sex, Girl

Tuffy Luv Says: Get Comfortable with Sex, Girl

Dear Tuffy Luv, I recently lost my virginity about a month ago. I've had sex a couple times with this guy (we're dating) and I'm always on the bottom. What do I do while he's...going into me? I always feel bad because I'm just lying there while he's going at it pretty hard. I haven't tried anything because I don't really want make a mistake and be embarrassed or something.

Feb 14, 2010Love
Using Protection Has Never Been So Fun

Using Protection Has Never Been So Fun

This year, Valentine's Day kicks off National Condom Week (coincidence? I think not), and it's time to give these little rubbers the appreciation they deserve! I mean really, what would life be without them (besides there being a lot more episodes of Teen Mom...)?

May 19, 2009Love
Tuffy Luv Sez Summer Fling? Gimme Summer Dat!

Tuffy Luv Sez Summer Fling? Gimme Summer Dat!

Dear Tuffy Luv, So I'm home from college for the summer and kind of lonely. I dated around this year at school but nothing serious like my high school boyfriend (let's call him K). Anyway, K is home from school today and we've been hanging out but I know he wants to hook up and I think I do too.

May 18, 2009Body
Body Blog: Save Your Skin

Body Blog: Save Your Skin

Back in the day when Speedo one-pieces were cool, I had no interest in tanning. Although I fought through “sunscreen smear down” sessions with my mom, my skin was still, for the most part, shielded from the sun all summer long. It wasn’t until my friends started wearing bikinis and lots of Hawaiian tropic, that my Irish complexion got it’s first taste of sunburn.

Apr 2, 2009Lifestyle
Why Everyone Should Get Tested

Why Everyone Should Get Tested

[The following post is courtesy of Vanessa Cullins, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs at Planned Parenthood. If anyone knows...

Apr 2, 2009Lifestyle
HIV/AIDS — A Very Real Risk for College Women

HIV/AIDS — A Very Real Risk for College Women

Once in a while, we get a variation of this question via e-mail: “I’m a woman in college, and I’m wondering if I still need to be worried about getting HIV. Isn’t it pretty much under control by now?”

Dec 10, 2008Entertainment
Candy Dish: Jack Bauer Gets a Star

Candy Dish: Jack Bauer Gets a Star

Is it just me, or is Jack Bauer hotter than Keifer Sutherland? Is sex better with a condom? The perfect...

Oct 22, 2008Lifestyle
Money Matters Lesson 1: Free Student Checking

Money Matters Lesson 1: Free Student Checking

[College kids are notorious for being poor. And why shouldn’t we be? We take out student loans to pay for...

Sep 23, 2008Love
Pillow Talk with Diana: Should I Stock Up on Plan B?

Pillow Talk with Diana: Should I Stock Up on Plan B?

Q:What exactly is “Plan B”, that abortion pill, and should I really stock up now in case I need it ...

Sep 19, 2008Lifestyle
Take a Moment to Save a Life

Take a Moment to Save a Life

I’ll be honest: I’m a bitch. I have no problem telling it like it is, talking about someone behind his/her...

Aug 10, 2008Love
5 Worst Things to Say During Sex

5 Worst Things to Say During Sex

I am an expert in awkward situations. When I first meet people, more often than not, I leave a horrible...

Jul 13, 2008Love
Reconnecting With the Ex: What a Terrible Idea.

Reconnecting With the Ex: What a Terrible Idea.

So I have a confession to make: Before reading your insightful comments on my, ‘Reconnecting With the Ex‘ post I...

Jul 11, 2008Lifestyle
Medical Mystery, Meet Sex Education

Medical Mystery, Meet Sex Education

In Sex Ed, we had to take “Name that STD” tests. In college, our RA’s handed out “Safe Sex” kits...

Jul 9, 2008Lifestyle
Rebuttal: The 14 Truths About Men

Rebuttal: The 14 Truths About Men

In response to yesterday’s list of 13 Truths About Women, we weren’t sure what to do. Do we respond to...

May 29, 2008Love
Pillow Talk with Diana: Chlamydia, Herpes, and HPV, Oh My!

Pillow Talk with Diana: Chlamydia, Herpes, and HPV, Oh My!

Q: I gave head to a guy I met when I was studying abroad, and now I’m worried about STDs....

Mar 14, 2008Lifestyle
1 in 4 Teen Girls Have an STD.  WHY?

1 in 4 Teen Girls Have an STD. WHY?

While so many parents out there seem to be overwhelmingly concerned with keeping their teens’ Myspace pages private and making...

Aug 15, 2007Love
Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

It’s not just Brits that have trouble having the condom conversation. After talking about it with my friends, I discovered...

Aug 13, 2007Love
Old People. Having Sex.

Old People. Having Sex.

For the two of you still reading past that headline, I’m sorry to say that the disturbing image is in...

Aug 9, 2007Love
Brits Prefer STDs to Safe Sex, Study Finds

Brits Prefer STDs to Safe Sex, Study Finds

Though we’ve been led to believe otherwise by movies and dramatic episodes of Dawson’s Creek, let’s face it—sex can be...

Jun 20, 2007Love
Is Your Dude too Rough in Bed?  Tell Him!!!

Is Your Dude too Rough in Bed? Tell Him!!!

“Whoa, what happened to you?” It was senior year in college, a Monday morning, and my friend was sitting in...