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Have you heard about the infection called Scabies?

Have you heard about the infection called Scabies?

  Scabies is a skin infestation caused by a mite known as the Sarcoptes scabiei. Untreated, these microscopic mites can live on your skin for months. They reproduce on the surface of your skin and then burrow into it and lay eggs. This causes an itchy, red rash to form on the skin. There are approximately 130 million cases of…

Things you should know about the Herpes virus

Things you should know about the Herpes virus

  Infection with herpes simplex virus, commonly known as herpes, can be due to either herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) or herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). HSV-1 is mainly transmitted by oral-to-oral contact to cause infection in or around the mouth (oral herpes). However, HSV-1 can also be transmitted through oral-genital contact to cause infection…

13 facts you may not know about genital warts

13 facts you may not know about genital warts

Genital warts are small, raised, usually painless growths. It is an STI caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) which can be passed on through sex without a condom. There are over 100 different strains of HPV. The strain of HPV that causes genital warts is different from the strain that causes genital cancers, such as…

Let’s talk about vaginitis

Let’s talk about vaginitis

  Vaginitis is the inflammation of the vagina. It’s due to an imbalance of yeast and bacteria that normally live in the vagina. Many triggers can cause an infection in the vagina and vulval areas. The most common cause is bacteria. Other common causes include: yeast viruses parasites environmental factors sexually transmitted infections (STIs) exposure to chemical irritants and allergens   Infection…

What you should know about ethically produced porn

What you should know about ethically produced porn

  Many believe that pornography is a way of expressing human sexuality and if it is not viewed through the lens of culture and religion, it would not be thought of as marriage-wrecking, addictive, erection-deflating, or dangerous to a person’s sexual expression. In this light, they defend as okay what has been named as ethically…

Gaslight, the subtle but powerful art of manipulation

Gaslight, the subtle but powerful art of manipulation

  Your date is a charmer, clever, and exudes confidence. However, he is excessively controlling. Your partner goes too far in his teases with another lady at an evening gathering. When you talk to him about it, he accuses you of not trusting him enough and of being insecure and controlling. After a long quarrel,…

What is wrong with watching porn while I am in a relationship?

What is wrong with watching porn while I am in a relationship?

  What would be your reaction when you discover that your partner watches pornography? Would you feel insecure, offended or it wouldn’t bother you at all? For some persons, catching their partner in the act of watching pornography may leave them with feelings of mistrust, insufficiency, or anxiety about their sexual performance. Do you think…

How cybersex affects young people’s educational and emotional wellbeing

How cybersex affects young people’s educational and emotional wellbeing

  Sex is a hot topic among teenage and adult users of the internet. A lot of internet traffic is directed towards sexually-oriented applications and online fora. The Internet is increasingly used by young people as an outlet for a lot of sexual activity because of its accessibility and affordability in most parts of Africa,…

Did you know you can be sexually abused on the internet?

Did you know you can be sexually abused on the internet?

  We live in the internet age, and our lives revolve around the internet. We can now work, connect, read, and entertain ourselves using the internet. We have an unlimited amount of resources at our disposal and the world is becoming more of a global village than it has been before. But do you know…

Why sex education should be included in religious instruction

Why sex education should be included in religious instruction

  The subject of sex education doesn’t sit well with a lot of religious and church-going people. Many of them condemn it as a devilish ploy to corrupt the minds of the children of God. although some religious people think that teenagers should be taught sex education, a portion of them, though they consider themselves…

Why having unprotected sex isn’t smart

Why having unprotected sex isn’t smart

  Having unprotected sex is not a wise thing but it does happen. Among young people, even adults, emotions can become high and sex happens without thinking of putting on a condom or any other contraceptive. Unprotected sex is any sex without contraception or a condom. A lot of persons, especially young girls and women feel afraid…

What is wrong about having multiple sex partners?

What is wrong about having multiple sex partners?

  Having multiple sexual partners is not new, it goes back to the ancients. Some people form groups that have sex together or differently among their circle. Others just move from person to person. Whatever your preference, having multiple sexual partners is a thing. How you feel about that is left to you but be…

All you should know about nymphomania

All you should know about nymphomania

  Nymphomania is a mental disorder marked by compulsive sexual behavior. Compulsions are unwanted actions, or rituals, that a person engages in repeatedly without getting pleasure from them or being able to control them. In the case of nymphomania, people act out their compulsions by engaging in risky behaviors such as promiscuity. Whether or not…

How interesting is dry humping?

How interesting is dry humping?

  Dry humping is sexual activity that doesn’t involve direct contact between genitals (dry referring to the lack of bodily fluid exchanged). It can involve various sexual behaviors, including (but not limited to) rubbing or touching a partner through their clothing. Dry hump has existed in popular slang since at least the 1960s. The use of the word hump with…

Listen: 18: Unbundling sex, sexuality, sexual identity and sexual orientations | Basics of Sex

Listen: 18: Unbundling sex, sexuality, sexual identity and sexual orientations | Basics of Sex

Sex Talking about sex and sexuality could be tiring because it is a broad topic. Asides intercourse, sex is “a label assigned at birth based on the reproductive organs you’re born with.”It’s generally how we divide society into two groups, male and female. Also note that there people born with both male and female reproductive…

Do you that there are exciting things that cunnilingus can do to your woman? 

Do you that there are exciting things that cunnilingus can do to your woman? 

  Cunnilingus also known as oral sex, licking someone out, eating someone out, going down on someone, and giving head is the fancy, official term used to describe when someone uses their mouth to stimulate someone else’s vulva or vagina. While many women and vulva-having people love cunnilingus because it focuses heavily on stimulating the…

Listen: 27: Sexual shenanigans: who does it better, male or female? | Basics of Sex

Listen: 27: Sexual shenanigans: who does it better, male or female? | Basics of Sex

Being bold, ‘dirty talks’, ‘being naughty’. There are a lot of terms are used to describe ways to spice a sexual activity or become kinky. Being sexually dominated, having sex with multiple people at once, watching someone undress without their knowledge. These are just a few of the totallynormal sexual fantasies uncovered by recent researchpublished…

Listen: 25: Peer pressures related to sex initiation | Basics of Sex

Listen: 25: Peer pressures related to sex initiation | Basics of Sex

Teens and peer pressure are a common combination, with peer pressure statisticsshowingthat when teens’ friends ask them to smoke or drink, they are more likely to do so. One peer pressure definitiondescribesit as occurring when a teen does something he or she normally wouldn’t do to fit in with friends. While peer pressure can be…