Study: Abstinence Pledges Ineffective

A study published in the January issue of Pediatrics found that teenagers who made pledges to remain abstinent until marriage were just as likely to have non-marital sex, but less likely to use condoms or other forms of birth control once they did start having sex.

Q&A: Birth Control And Sexual Health Resources

I am a virgin but my boyfriend is not. I’m ready to have sex and though we’ve been sexually active in other ways I have a lot of questions about penetrative sex for a virgin. My boyfriend wants me to feel as comfortable and informed as possible – where can we learn about birth control options and sexuality issues?

Q&A: Pregnancy Fears, What Should I Do?

I’m not using any contraceptives, and recently my boyfriend and I had unprotected sex and he ejaculated inside me. The following day I took emergency contraceptives. I was supposed to get my period a few weeks later, but I didn’t. So then I bought a home pregnancy test and it came out positive, but I don’t believe that I’m pregnant.

Q&A: Dry Vagina During Sex – What Can I Do?

My girlfriend’s vagina gets very dry during intercourse. I have to use a lot of lubricant in order to have sex with her and then it get dries again after 10 minutes. She is not taking any medication or birth pill. Sometime it is so dry that it damages the condom. In foreplay she is wet for a few minutes, but then she gets dry when we have sex.

Q&A: Why Did My Condom Slip Off?

I am a sexually active, heterosexual male in a monogamous relationship. Recently, at or near climax during vaginal sex my condom slipped off completely. I didn’t know this until I reached to hold onto it as I withdrew. My girlfriend hadn’t felt it either. It was difficult to retrieve and went near her cervix.

Q&A: Risk Of Pregnancy Without Penetration

My girlfriend has missed her period by about five weeks. Now, we have never had actual sex, just a form of dry sex. However, I am starting to get worried that she may be pregnant. We are both in separate colleges, and I am just so worried now. I mean, we haven’t had sex, but is there a possibility she is pregnant from me? What should we do next?