QUESTION: I have a slightly enlarged labia minora and I am wondering how common this is. I've had both oral sex and intercourse before and I've never had a complaint from my partner. But sometimes it can be inconvenient and even annoying. What would you suggest if I ever get a complaint about it?
This podcast comes from sexual health expert Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH.
QUESTION:Â My boyfriend thinks I should get turned on when he comes. I enjoy the fact that he came, and I feel happy and accomplished, but not turned on. Is this normal? Also, when we both get worked up then I start to focus on him, I start to get less turned on because I'm too focused on getting him to finish. He thinks I should be turned on by the fact that I'm performing the sexual actsâ€”is it normal that I'm not?
Fifty years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered a speech that transformed America and the world. I Have a Dream resonates just as strongly today as it did on that warm summer day in 1963. One of the most cherished aspects of this masterpiece is the sincerity with which Dr. King sought to unite all Americans.Â
Most states have laws requiring health care providers to notify parents (or obtain their consent) when providing abortion services to teens.Â A new study published online in The Journal of Health Economics finds such â€śparental involvementâ€ť (or PI) laws have no significant impact in reducing risky sexual behavior and STI rates among youth.Â
As most of my calls are about genital herpes, I thought Iâ€™d clear the air. TV shows, movies, and society as a whole create this stigma around herpes when really, thereâ€™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.