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disagree partner pandemic blog sex with emilyAs Coronavirus cases continue to soar, so have our stress levels while living in a pandemic. But as the world continues to slowly open back up, everyone has an opinion of what precautions should be taken. So what happens if you and your partner don’t see eye to eye?

Perhaps one of you is taking social distancing measures supremely seriously. Maybe the other believes it’s all a big crock. It doesn’t matter how much you did or didn’t fight before. This pandemic has ushered us into a whole new ballgame. One in which communication with each other has never been more critical.

If you and your partner disagree about the pandemic, here are a few tips for learning how and if you can get on the same page and cope with the COVID craziness.

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face mask blog sex with emilyThere are many things we don’t yet know about the Coronavirus. But one thing is certain: wearing a face mask helps protect you and everyone around you.

Hmm, a small covering that you can wear to stop the potential spread of disease, to keep you and others safe…remind you of anything?

That’s right folks, I’m talking about condoms. Of course there are major differences between these two prophylactics. But there are also, and perhaps even more, parallels that I’d like to point out between them. Face masks are kind of like the condoms of Coronavirus. And just like actual condoms, everyone and their mother should be using them.

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black sex education blog sex with emily

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Growing up I never received formal sex education. I had conversations with my mom about my body, and relationships, and sexual activity. But we never went much deeper than the surface. What I’ve learned since then, is that Black sex education matters. And sex education for Black people needs to go so much deeper than the surface. 

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In this podcast, I take a walk down memory lane with three incredible colleagues and co-hosts, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Anderson and Menace. We cover 15 years of sex questions and advice. We also talk about how screen time gets in the way of relationships and Menace opens up about overcoming his shyness and building his confidence. 
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birth control blog sex with emilySo you want to have sex, but you don’t want to get pregnant. How can you be sure to do one and not the other?

Most of us know about the existence of birth control methods, but times have changed, access to information varies, and everyone could use a refresher now and then! 

Whether you’re about to get a prescription for the first time, or have been playing the contraception game for years, there’s a lot to keep in mind when trying to figure out which form does the trick for you.

Let’s cover all the bases for navigating the great, wide world of birth control. We’ll take a look at some of the different types, side effects, plus how to get a prescription in the first place. So grab a pen and take some notes because, as we all know, the struggle has never been more real.

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naturism blog sex with emilyThe temperature’s rising and summer 2020 is getting into full swing. As it gets hotter, you may want to take all your clothes off (cue Nelly’s “Hot In Herre”).

Of course, If you like to sleep in the buff, you may already know the joys of spending time in the nude. There are many! While getting down to your birthday suit can undoubtedly be sexy, it’s important to note that being naked around others isn’t always sexual.

In fact, for people that practice naturism, being naked around other naked people is an everyday thing. It’s just like eating or driving a car. But, you know, naked. 

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Black self love sex with emilyWhat is Black self love? To put it simply, it is a regard for one’s self love and self being through the Black gaze. With commitments like work and school, nourishing your body and mind can be put to the wayside. 

Black self love and Black self acceptance are more important than ever. In light of recent events, it’s important for Black people to practice self love.

 
Here are some ways to find Black self love during a revolution.

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