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5 Things You Should Know About Herpes-Diary of Sex Educator

Jul 25, 2013 | Diary of a Sex Educator |Sexual Health |STDs/STIs | Comments (0)

As most of my calls are about genital herpes, I thought I’d clear the air. TV shows, movies, and society as a whole create this stigma around herpes when really, there’s not too much to be scared of. Most of the time, genital herpes is a mild skin condition that can be managed very effectively.


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Erotic Fantasies are Great Fuel

Jul 18, 2013 | Women's Health |Sexual Health |General | Comments (0)
Sexuality counselor Evelyn Resh talks about fantasies and why you shouldn't be ashamed to have them! "My take on sexual fantasies is pretty straight-forward and uncomplicated; more power to you if you have them and they enhance your satisfaction.  Fantasies are not the same as actions, which I find myself reminding people of all the time."

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Holes-Diary of a Sex Educator

Jul 12, 2013 | Diary of a Sex Educator |Sexual Health |STDs/STIs | Comments (0)

I know what you may be thinking but no-not those kinds of holes! I’m talking about the holes in the healthcare system. Practically all my calls are from people who have already been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection but don’t know what to do next.


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Heartbreak - Diary of a Sex Educator

Jul 3, 2013 | Diary of a Sex Educator |Adolescent health |Sex ed |Sexual Health |STDs/STIs | Comments (0)
My heart broke today for a young girl, alone in her bedroom, fearful that she was pregnant from giving a boy a blowjob.  Even though I told her all the facts and that she was no risk for pregnancy, she kept crying.  I was confused.  I’ve never encountered a situation where...

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The Big Leagues – Diary of a Sex Educator

Jun 27, 2013 | Diary of a Sex Educator |Sexual Health |STDs/STIs | Comments (0)
After studying the ins and outs of sexually transmitted diseases tirelessly all week, it was time to get on the line (ASHA runs an STI question hotline and I was their new recruit).  My stomach was filled with giant, heavy butterflies as I sat at my desk waiting for my first call. The phone rang and I took a deep breath . . .

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