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Wrap It Up: 7 People Who Need To Start Wearing Condoms ASAP

While, as a whole, we may be getting better at practicing safe sex, there are still some of those people out there who are messing everything up by not playing along. Whether it's lack of education and awareness, apathy, or just straight-up not giving a damn, here are the people who REALLY need to get it together when it comes to using condoms.

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What Errors Are Our Brains Making During Sex?

As humans, we rely on heuristics (simply put, using experiences to problem-solve) a bit too much. In the majority of our daily lives, this is okay. But not when it comes to sex. Just because someone looks like they don't have a disease doesn't mean they don't. And just because you assume your partner is on the pill doesn't mean they are (can you say 'pregnancy scare'?). Clinical sexologist Dr. Lindsey Doe has a few things to tell you on the collision of sex and heuristics, so listen up.

Marriage Therapist: My Husband Gave Me Herpes. Now What? [VIDEO]
It's also important that you listen to his side of the story.
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My Husband Gave Me An STD. What Should I Do Now?

Marriage therapist Theresa Maples discusses the stressful situation of learning your husband cheated on you and gave you an STD. Watch the video to learn how you can handle the situation and what you should do before you confront your husband.

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It Won't Happen To Me: Why Aren't We Afraid Of STDs Anymore?

New research reveals 20% of people will go to bed with someone who has a sexually transmitted infection, and 39% of those people actively choose to NOT use protection when doing so. Why are we becoming so lax about STIs? Is it because we're numb to the possible consequences? Or do we just not care because medicine will "fix" it?

5 Maintenance Tips to Stay on Top of Your Game
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5 Maintenance Tips to Stay on Top of Your Game

When you're out there playing the dating game, looking for love, you always want to look and feel your best. As they say, you only get one chance to make a first impression. Who wants to meet the person of their dreams looking like they just rolled out of bed? A little maintenance can go a long way, and I'm not just talking about how you do your hair and apply your makeup. Everyone on the dating scene should perform these maintenance routines once a year or so, to make sure you're on top of your game.

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5 Myths About Herpes, Busted!

Can you get it without having sex? Can you give birth to a healthy baby if you have it? There are still a lot of myths out there about the common sexually transmitted infection.

Date Like a Porn Star
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Date Like a Porn Star

We love dirty jokes, bragging to our friends about our sexual exploits and basking in the glow of our sexual prowess. But when we meet a new partner, most find it easier to open their legs than their lips. In 2012 honest open discussions between dating singles about sex is still repressed by puritanical norms and adolescent emotions.  Good girls don’t talk about it and good boys don’t ask.

Porn Industry Faces Major Syphilis Outbreak
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Porn Industry Faces Major Syphilis Outbreak

The porn industry has declared a temporary cease-shooting in all filming after one of its actors reportedly hid his positive STD test from directors and subsequently infected at least nine of his co-stars with syphilis.

Condom Carrying Women: Intelligent or Slutty?
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Condom Carrying Women: Intelligent or Slutty?

As I’ve gotten older, I tend to care less what other people think of me. This isn’t to say that I’m a self serving, greedy wench however; I no longer allow the fear of others’ opinions to influence better judgment. When I jumped back into the dating scene after a nearly 15 year hiatus; I was blessed with ignorance. Sporting new shoes and dress, I loaded-up my new handbag with dating essentials: Lipstick-check Powder-check Keys-check Wallet with cash, ID-check Condoms-check