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The original post can be found here.      There are endless questions that can spin around your head before, during, and after a date, which is why we’ve compiled a list of some top dating tips for men, to help make sure your date is an ultimate success. Dating can be a tricky business. What should you wear? Where should you meet? How much should you say? Who should pay? How soon after...
alliclaire Apr 29
The original post can be found here.      Dating’s always been a bit of a difficult sport. And, if it’s new to you, online dating can be even trickier. We all approach it differently, but here are a few tips for women that I hope might help guide you in  how to date, from a man’s perspective.   It’s always best to be yourself Yes, it’s advice we’ve all received. But it rings true now...
alliclaire Apr 29
The original post can be found here.      Whether you’ve been on umpteen dates with people you’ve met online, or are still preparing for your first, we can all do with a little bit of advice when it comes to dating in the technified world.   1. Make sure your dating bio does you justice   It can feel unnatural to analyze yourself and dissect your personality into bullet points for...
alliclaire Apr 29
The original post can be found here.     Dating with herpes can be a challenging experience. While the virus is very common ( about two-thirds of all adults have HSV-1, and 11-20% HSV-2), finding out that you have herpes can have a significant effect on your self-esteem and interest in meeting new people. If you’ve recently found out that you have herpes, or recently found out you might...
alliclaire Apr 29
The original post can be found here.      Sex can be an uncomfortable topic to talk about with a new partner, but sexual health is too important to ignore. Even asking a partner or boyfriend or girlfriend to get tested for STDs prior to having sex can be intimidating, especially since many people don’t know where to start.   We’re here to make asking questions about sex with your...
alliclaire Apr 25
The original post can be found  here.     With all of the different STDs out there, it can be difficult to remember which ones can be treated and cured, and which sexually transmitted diseases stay with you for life. STDs are caused by a variety of bacteria, parasites and viruses. There are a few exceptions, but the easiest way to remember which sexually transmitted diseases can be cured...
alliclaire Apr 25
The original post can be found here.   If you have sex or sexual contact—whether oral, vaginal, or anal— it’s possible to get a sexually transmitted disease (STD). STDs are very common. According to the Centers for Disease Control, millions of new cases happen each year in the United States, though many go undiagnosed.   Many people don’t know they have an STD because many STDs don’t...
alliclaire Apr 25
Hepatitis Symptoms Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C are contagious viral infections that cause inflammation of the liver and liver damage.   Many people don’t experience symptoms. For people who do, signs may appear several weeks after infection and include: Tiredness Fever Nausea and vomiting Dark urine Abdominal pain, especially in the upper right...
alliclaire Apr 25
Syphilis Symptoms   Syphilis is an STD caused by a type of bacteria. It affects the mucous membranes such as the genitals, as well as the skin, but it can be destructive for many parts of the body, including the brains, bones, and heart. Left untreated, late-stage syphilis can make you paralyzed, blind, numb, or demented.   Syphilis has four stages—primary, secondary, latent, and...
alliclaire Apr 25
HIV Symptoms HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. HIV attacks the immune system and weakens its ability to fight off infections and illnesses. HIV can lead to AIDS, a condition that can be life-threatening. After contracting the virus, you may not have any symptoms right away. Some, but not all, people develop a flu-like illness between 2-4 weeks after being infected.   Early HIV...
alliclaire Apr 25
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