CATEGORY: Sexuality and Sexual health > Safer Sex 18 articles

Safer Sex refers to four ideas. The first is the measures one can take to minimize the risk of giving or contracting a sexually transmittable infection. Second, safer sex, means using birth control to reduce the risk of having an unwanted, unplanned child. Third safer sex refers to identifying your own personal sexual boundaries and developing the skills to communicate those boundaries to others. And lastly outercourse.

Below you will find all the articles written on this topic.


Talking about Herpes

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

How to Tell a Potential Sexual Partner about Herpes

Herpes simplex virus (HSV), often called herpes, is a common virus that is usually transmitted through sexual contact. According to the…


What is Ethical Porn & Where Can I Find It?

Posted by: Tonya McDaniel, ABD, MEd in Human Sexuality, MSW, LSW

The term “ethical porn” has become an increasingly popular descriptor in the sex entertainment world. Its rise in popularity could be compared to the use of “organic” in the food…


How To Feel Good Naked

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

How To Feel Good- naked: Are you insecure about your appearance? Are you embarrassed about the way you look naked? These insecurities are common, and may be holding you back from…


Enjoying Blindfolds In Your Life

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Enjoying Blindfolds in Your Sex Life  The introduction of blindfolds is a great way to spice up a relationship that has gotten sexually stale. Too often people get sexually bored…


Flirting Language For Skyping

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Using Intentional Language To Develop Your Own Flirty Nickname For Skyping:  When you are in a long distance relationship communication is crucial.  There are many ways you can communicate, despite the…


How to Choose the Right Lube

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

When it comes to sex, wetter is better. Sexual lubricants are becoming increasingly common, with drugstores and specialty stores carrying a wide variety of options. Sometimes the choice can be…


Masturbation for Self (women only)

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Masturbation for Self: turning yourself on

One of the many benefits of masturbation for self is that it is something that you have complete control over. There is no need to negotiate…


Safer Sex Life at College

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Practicing Safer Sex at College: going to live at college opens up a wide new world of freedoms. As you start of your college career, you discover that you have some…


Herpes and Self Worth

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Herpes and Worth: The twenty dollar Bill Exercise: Since finding out about your diagnosis, have you at one time or another made comments like, “No one will want me anymore since…


Combating Your Low Sexual Self Esteem

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Sexual Self Esteem: Self-esteem can be defined as a person’s overall evaluation of their self-worth. It includes how they feel about their self beliefs, emotions, as well as how it…


Mindful Sex: A Guide To Becoming Fully Present Sexually

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Do you feel that you do not fully experience your sexual experiences and sexuality? Do you sometimes feel like you are not present during sex or like you are just…


Expressing Needs and Sexual Desires

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Are you and your partner struggling with sexual desire?  Do you feel pressure to perform although you’re not in the mood?  Is sex unsatisfying?  Does it feel like a chore? …


Eroticizing the Foot

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

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One of the most forgotten, shunned and under appreciated body parts are the feet. Feet sometimes experience neglect, because of their…


Making Skype Sexy

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Sex Therapy & Couples Counseling in Philadelphia:  Communication is the key in any long distance relationship.  Luckily, in our modern, tech-savvy society there are several mediums that can promote and…


Getting Artsy In The Bedroom: Finger Painting and Sex

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Finger painting is not just for children, it is for adults too! In fact, finger painting can be an erotic experience designed for adults only!  Adults of all sizes, shapes…

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