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alyssa, 19, the pill

Alyssa only gets her period 4 times a year on Seasonique—making her life that much easier.

3 days ago
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Birth control top 5: What methods do health care professionals use?

What birth control methods do women's health care providers choose for themselves?

5 days ago
REAL STORIES
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marc, 19, condom

"Just put it on and have fun."

9 days ago
FRISKY FRIDAYS
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Love lessons we’ve learned from the movies

A few things we’ve learned from classic rom-coms in this week's Frisky Friday.

16 days ago
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4 apps for tracking your fertility

Considering using fertility awareness as your birth control method? These apps will make your life easier.

18 days ago
FRISKY FRIDAYS
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Should I stay or should I go? What if only one of you wants to get married

Is it a deal breaker?

22 days ago
FACT OR FICTION
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grace period

Sex on your period: Safe and sound or just plain messy?

28 days ago
We don’t want to get your hopes up, but some women have been known to 'O' from these moves alone.”

Hardcore pelvic floor: A workout routine to keep you fit down there

about 1 month ago
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nicole, 20, the ring

"I never thought I'd find a birth control for me."

about 1 month ago
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tabitha, 20, iud

"Day through day, night through night, I’m covered."

3 months ago
FRISKY FRIDAYS
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How to be deliciously, luxuriously, and unapologetically single
about 1 month ago
GO EASY
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More women choosing low-maintenance birth control

The IUD and the implant are more popular than ever among women in the United States.

2 months ago
Guy's Guide
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withdrawal

"For it to be effective, you’ve got to have some serious skill."

3 months ago
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Remote-controlled birth control?

16-year birth control that can be switched on and off by remote control? It's in the works!

3 months ago
REAL STORIES
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ramiyah, 23, condom

Ramiyah prefers to use condoms as her method of birth control. What if the guy doesn't have one? Not a problem. Ramiyah does.

3 months ago
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george, 22, iud

George’s girlfriend uses the Mirena IUD. He likes how easy it is, how it feels better than some other methods, and that it’s always there.

3 months ago
If you do it face-to-face and kiss when you climax, you should be able to curb the sounds you usually make in the heat of the moment.”

Shhhh! This week's Frisky Friday is all about how to do it quietly when there are people nearby.

4 days ago
GUY’S GUIDE
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Guy's Guide to the IUD

Catch up with Guy Nottadadi as he goes under the hood to give you the IUD basics.

6 days ago
FACT OR FICTION
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itchy situation

Even if you have special x-ray glasses or the observation skills of a ninja, you still cannot tell if someone has an STI just by looking.

11 days ago
PERFECT BOYFRIEND?
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Single no more? A fling with Invisible Boyfriend

It's here. An app that lets you create and communicate with a significant other.

16 days ago
The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.”

Gwyneth Paltrow, from "LOL.OMG.WTF. Sex advice from celebrities"

The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.

Gwyneth Paltrow

20 days ago
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jannette, 29, IUD

"Be responsible and do what you gotta do."

23 days ago
Horoscopes
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February horoscopes: Start flirting now

Your guide to a very sexy February.

29 days ago
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IUD Expulsion: Is it as scary as it sounds?

IUD expulsion isn't common, but it happens. Here's what you should know.

about 1 month ago
IN THE NEWS
Does birth control cause brain cancer?

Let's take a look at the data behind the headlines. (It's a lot less scary than it sounds.)

about 1 month ago
PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES
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Gaining weight: Is it the birth control?

If those skinny jeans are feeling a bit too skinny, don't assume your birth control is the cause.

about 1 month ago
GUY’S GUIDE
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pregnancy

Would he dare to explain how pregnancy happens while sharking at pool? Yes. Yes he would.

about 1 month ago
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A prick, a squeeze, and 3 months of birth control

Women in 69 countries may soon have access to Sayana Press, an affordable new birth control shot.

3 months ago
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Getting the snip is on the rise for guys

U.S. couples are still more likely to choose female sterilization over vasectomy, but guys are starting to catch up.

3 months ago
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F#@K YES: Could enthusiastic consent improve your sex life?

Great sex is about so much more than just not saying "no"…

3 months ago
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Generic vs. brand name birth control: But, I thought it was all covered?

Your insurance has to cover birth control under the Affordable Care Act—so why are some women still paying out of pocket?

3 months ago
FACT OR FICTION
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the good, the bad, the barren

You do it, do it, do it and never get pregnant. Does that mean you’re infertile?

3 months ago
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That little T: A step-by-step guide to getting an IUD

Considering an IUD? Get the ball rolling by thinking about these questions first.

3 months ago
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5 reasons to say "thanks!" for birth control
3 months ago
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Ring risks: Separating hype from fact

Before you write off the NuvaRing because of scary headlines, make sure you've got all the facts.

3 months ago
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death tub

Think you can’t get pregnant having sex in a hot tub? Guess again. (They call sperm “swimmers” for a reason.)

4 days ago
You could be the most delicious sex goddess on Earth and still experience the occasional dry spell.”

Dry spells are totally normal—but when you're ready to get back in the saddle, look to this Frisky Friday.

7 days ago
The bed feels bigger, but the closets feel smaller. You discover that only one of you has strong feelings about the color of bath towels.”

Moving in together is kind of a big deal. We've got tips for getting it right in this Frisky Friday.

12 days ago
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Love your implant or Mirena IUD? Keep it for an extra year

As if you needed another reason to ❤ your birth control.

16 days ago
SIDE EFFECTS
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Side effects: The good, the bad, and the temporary

If you're worried about the side effects of birth control—or if you've had a bad experience—here are a few things you should know.

20 days ago
PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES
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How to: Birth control and the pharmacy

Got a prescription? Don't got a prescription? Whatever your situation is, here's how to get your birth control at the pharmacy.

25 days ago
REAL STORIES
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stephanie, 23, the shot

When you have a busy schedule, it's easy to forget to take a pill every day. That's why Stephanie chose the shot.

30 days ago
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Got health insurance? Hello, birth control options!

Is full coverage of your birth control method too good to be true? Not anymore!

about 1 month ago
FRISKY FRIDAYS
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Good to know: STI prevention hacks

What do you do when there’s no time to plan ahead and you really, really want to have sex?

about 1 month ago
METHOD MONDAY
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5 things you really should know about female condoms

They look kinda funny at first...but dual protection from STIs and pregnancy is worth a second glance.

about 1 month ago
PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES
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I’m trans. Do I need birth control?

All pregnancies require 4 things to get going: a uterus, an egg, sperm, and for the egg and sperm to come together.

3 months ago
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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4 ways to make 2015 the best year ever

Kiss 2014 goodbye and kick off 2015 with a bang! (Puns totally intended.)

about 1 month ago
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Pineapple

Eating pineapple can sweeten up your partner's body fluids down there.

3 months ago
If I told you I worked for FedEX would you let me handle your package?”

Pickup lines: The good, the bad, and the ones so ridiculous they might work

3 months ago
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Condom love: Find out how amazing safer sex can be

If you think condoms aren’t for you, you just haven’t found the right one yet.

3 months ago
Fact or Fiction
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ring wrong

Birth control device or a carnival game?

3 months ago
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Selfie Post Sex

Hmmm...what do we think?

3 months ago
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- Charles Bukowski

- Charles Bukowski

3 months ago
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Fertility awareness: Birth control and beyond!

Understanding your body's natural cycles can be useful for getting pregnant—and for avoiding pregnancy.

3 months ago
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Why women use birth control

99% of women who’ve ever had sex have used birth control at some point in their lives. Obviously there’s gotta be a lot of reasons why so many have joined the party―BuzzFeed asked 22 women for theirs.

3 months ago
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He's smart and funny, but is he vaccinated for HPV?

Getting vaccinated can be good for your health and for your dating life.

4 days ago
FRISKY FRIDAYS
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Shhhh! How to do it quietly when there are people nearby

Who says discretion can't be hot?

8 days ago
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andi, 22, ring

"I really like the NuvaRing because I don't have to worry about it on a daily basis."

14 days ago
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evan, 30, not right now

"I've just kind of dropped out of the scene to be honest...more like just waiting for that one special person that I like."

18 days ago
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Getting charged for birth control? Look into it!

What's a dollar between pharmacies? It's a dollar out of your pocket! Make sure you're not paying for free birth control.

about 1 month ago
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Your health in 2015: Get covered, stay covered!

Here's what you need to know, and what you need to do.

3 months ago
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anastasia, 21, female condom

Anastasia had to open a few female condoms before figuring out exactly how they work (and because the first one got sand in it—youch!), but eventually she got the hang of it.

about 1 month ago
FACT OR FICTION
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downtown date

When it comes to STIs, is oral sex safer than sex-sex? One word: Nope.

about 1 month ago
STAY HOT
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Too cold to take it off?

Tips for cozying up when there’s a chill in the air in this week's Frisky Friday.

about 1 month ago
CONDOMS AND CANCER?
Here's what you really need to know...

If you've heard rumors about the health risks of condoms, keep calm and read on.

2 months ago
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Stop the presses: Hooking up in college is pretty common

Freshmen use condoms, seniors hook up less, and other fun findings from a new survey of college students.

3 months ago
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Getting birth control online

A few clicks and presto...birth control shipped right to your door.

3 months ago
PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES
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Birth control when you’re living with HIV/AIDS

Taking medication for HIV? Here's what you should know to avoid an accidental pregnancy.

3 months ago
PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES
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Before you stop using condoms…

If you and your partner are thinking about going bare, here are a few things to do first.

3 months ago
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The girl’s guide to getting emergency contraception

We bought three kinds of emergency contraception so you don’t have to. (Unless you do, and then you’ll have all the details.)

3 months ago
Dreamland is generally a pretty cool place and if you’re average, you have about three to five dreams a night...”

Ever had a sex dream? We've got deets about a few common scenarios in this Frisky Friday.

3 months ago
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Breaking up, making up, and getting it on with an ex

On-again, off-again, and maybe getting it on even when you're off? You're not alone.

3 months ago