The Sexpert

April 24, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, I just got out of a long-term relationship with a guy, and I am looking to experiment with girls. I think college is as good a time as any to broaden my horizons. My boyfriend and I used a condom in the beginning, but we stopped using one once … Read More

April 10, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, If your partner has a cold sore, is it possible to get genital herpes from oral sex? I’ve heard about that happening before. However, I have also heard that there are two types of herpes viruses, and the one that causes cold sores is different from the one … Read More

April 3, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, The pain I have felt during my last few periods has been debilitating. I have taken ibuprofen, and that hasn’t really helped. I’ve had to miss classes because I was in too much pain to get out of bed. I’m embarrassed to tell my professors and preceptors why … Read More

March 27, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, Can you tell me more about the different types of emergency contraceptives that are out there? I know about the morning-after pill, Plan B, but I’ve heard that there are a few others. Also, where can I get emergency contraceptives on campus, if needed? - Curious about Contraceptives … Read More

March 6, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, Last night, after my girlfriend and I had sex, I went to dispose of the condom, and I noticed a tear in it. Now, we’re both really worried. Could she be pregnant? Where is the best place to get emergency contraceptive pills? What should I do? —Feeling Torn … Read More

February 26, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, A few days ago, one of my friends told me she was diagnosed with chlamydia. Like her, I have hooked up with different partners on lots of weekends. I’m worried because she didn’t notice any symptoms, but when one of her partners told her he had chlamydia, she … Read More

February 17, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, I’ve been seeing this guy (let’s call him Dan) for a while, and we started having sex recently. At first, it was really bad. I just felt awkward and self-conscious and wasn’t enjoying myself at all. I had a similar experience in high school, but I only slept … Read More

February 12, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, I don’t really enjoy sex. I thought I just had a bad experience with my first partner, but I’ve had other sexual partners since, and I still feel pretty underwhelmed by the experience. Am I asexual or frigid or something? - Apathetic   Dear Apathetic, There are a … Read More

February 4, 2014

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Dear Sexpert, I went on the pill about a year ago when I started dating my boyfriend. I’m usually really good about taking it at the same time every day, but I’ve been slipping up for the past couple of weeks because I haven’t had a regular schedule with break … Read More

December 11, 2013

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Dear Sexpert, There is this girl I really like, and I want to kiss her. However, I’m worried about getting meningitis, especially because I heard that some people can be carriers of  the bacteria but not get sick. How likely is it to get meningitis from kissing? Should I just … Read More