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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 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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men's health blog sex with emilyHappy Men’s Health Week, America! As we move through this time in our history with COVID and the BLM movement, it’s important now more than ever to take care of our mental and emotional health. The point of view of men sometimes have about their health is sometimes a negative one. It can lead us to being averse to taking care of our health – Society tells us to be tough, don’t show pain, push through the weakness, if you need help, that means you’re weak. 

Studies have shown that men are less likely to seek professional help when injured or when they’re in a mentally unhealthy place, and are more likely to die of loneliness. But there are plenty of things you can do to stay on top of your overall health and well-being! Here are some simple ways that you can start to keep track of your own health.

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phimosis blog sex with emilyYou might be wondering “what is ‘phimosis?” The word kind of sounds like a sneeze. Well, it isn’t – it is a medical condition affecting uncircumcised males and is related to the ability to pull the foreskin of the penis back behind the glans. 

While phimosis is a relatively rare condition, it is a very real one that can take a toll on your sex life, and it can be difficult to discuss if you suffer from it. It isn’t the sexiest subject, but for many, it’s a real part of life.

If you or a partner suffers from phimosis, educating yourself medically is important. This blog will break down the details of phimosis from causes to prevention and everywhere in between!

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Although it feels great, there’s no denying that sex isn’t always the cleanest act. And with everyone’s germ-awareness at a heightened state, it’s probably a good time for a brush up on sexual hygiene. 

You get sweaty, are dealing with bodily fluids, and sometimes you have the rest of a day to jump into afterward!

Which means no matter what your relationship status is, staying on top of your intimate hygiene isn’t just a suggestion—it’s a requirement.

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health blog sex with emilyGiven the current times, staying healthy has never been more important. But in addition to making your doctor proud, optimal health can give your sex life a boost while at it!

By now we all should know that certain aspects of wellness have a direct impact on sexual performance. 

So in an effort to keep both your body and your sex life in tip-top shape, here are some of the biggest physical factors to help hack your way to better intimacy:

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Though the numbers are actively decreasing, HIV is still something to be informed and aware of. According to HIV.gov, “more than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV today. One in seven of them don’t know it.” Once known as a death sentence, it is now possible to live a fully sexual life without fear of passing HIV to your partner.

 

 

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health blog sex with emilyAt the heart of a thriving sex life is a healthy body and mind. And while that does go for everyone, there are some major plights and topics that come with the territory of women, specifically.

When it comes to you and your body, there’s no question you two have been through a lot. But for as complicated as the world of wellness can sometimes start to feel, the good news is it all starts with one simple step: being informed!

After all, top-notch health is something we can (and should!) rock at every age, so let’s kickstart the path to vivacious vitality with some help from these women’s health-focused blogs and podcasts. Continue Reading

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