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  1. masturbation or masturba-shun… (part 2)

    Q. My partner is masturbating, but not having sex with me. What do I do?  A. Last week’s bitty bits unpacked how to approach checking in with a partner who is masturbating, but not participating in sex in the relationship, where the ‘cause’ is personal and not a reflection of…

  2. masturbation or masturba-shun…(part 1)

    Q. My partner is masturbating, but not having sex with me.  What do I do? A. Rejection, or what feels like rejection is tough.  Within a relationship it’s even tougher in some ways, because there feels like there should be more protections against it, or something.  My number one suggestion…

  3. video: may is masturbation month


  4. is monogamy, for you?

    Q. Polyamory: myth, excuse, or saviour?  A.  Maybe 2 out of 3… but it’s definitely not a myth! First, some useful distinctions. Polyamory is when someone has multiple (romantic/sexual) relationships simultaneously - all with the consensual knowledge of those involved. This knowledge may have agreed upon terms unique to individuals/their…

  5. 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…

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