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  1. to tell or not to tell…

    Q. I have genital herpes, do I have to tell potential partners when I’m not having an outbreak? A. From an informed consent perspective, the short answer is yes, this is an ideal. I say that with full acknowledgment and compassion for the challenges often met by folks who are…

  2. dating app mishap…

    Q. I saw someone my friend is dating on a dating app, do I tell them? A. The world becomes super small when reduced to a 5 or 10km radius. It’s inevitable to see people we know - with fewer and fewer degrees of separation  - on dating apps.  …

  3. sex talk: how to…

    Q. How do I encourage my inhibited partner to be more comfortable talking about sex? A. Whether it is in order to establish clear and enthusiastic consent, gauge sexual compatibility, or simply because it’s a turn-on, talking about sex with partners is so important!  That said, one of the most…

  4. is flirting emotional cheating?

    Q. I love my partner, but I often get gratification from flirting with other people. I would never cheat, but I feel bad seeking this type of attention - I also get a thrill out of it. Is this emotional cheating A. I’m going to unpack this question in a…

  5. sex skills…

    Q. How do you feel more confident in the bedroom, whether you’re single or in a relationship? A.  I’m going to go out on a limb and assume this question is asking about S.E.X and isn’t referring to pajama choices… although, that could play a role in increasing confidence! There…

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