Top 20 facts about The First Time
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- You can get pregnant (and
boys, you may not carry the baby, but you still "get
- The only forms of birth
control that work with any reliability for the
inexperienced are; condoms, birth
control pills (taken for at least a month before),
female condoms, sponge,
(given by a doctor well in advance), norplant
(minor surgery required well in advance), IUD
and diaphram (both need a doctor).
- Rythm and Cycles require
some real experience and are NOT for first timers.
- Standing up right away or
jumping up and down will not prevent pregnancy.
- You can get an STD, and
even AIDS, the first time.
- Only condoms (female and
male), preferably with a spermicide, can give you any
protection against STDs and AIDS.
- The only 100% perfect
protection against AIDS, STDs, or pregnancy (for adults
and teens) is NOT having sex.
- You probably won't know
what you are doing or if you are doing it "right"
- try not to worry too much about it, as long as it is
consentual there is no one "right" way.
- Your body may not cooperate, even if your mind wants to
be having sex, your body will have an opinion too.
- You can change your mind and say "NO" whenever
you want to before doing it - just because you
agreed to have sex doesn't mean you have to go through
You will NOT suddenly be a woman or a man.
You may feel guilty that you are actually wanting to have
sex - try to remember sex is perfectly natural and normal
and not something to feel guilty about.
As long as you know you are ready, and care about the
person you are with, you will enjoy yourself.
If you don't respect your partner, or you know they don't
resepct you, you will have regrets.
If you love, or are loved by your partner, you may still
Regrets are normal. You have lost something - your
virginity - it is natural and normal to mourn that loss.
- It will NOT go the way you
plan, it is best to plan only the birth control, time and
- If you are a girl; it will
not feel very good - if you are a boy; it will be over so
fast you won't know for sure how it felt.
- You WILL be nervous and
maybe a little scared - not necessarily in a bad way.
- You will feel different about yourself and the other
person - not necessarily
in a bad way
~ Are you ready to have sex? Take this
quiz to see if you know the facts about sex and
~ Test you SQ - Sexual
Quotient - do you know as much as you think you do?
~ Do you want to say "No" but feel
pressured to have sex? Some
tips on how to say "No" with pride.
of kids who are glad they talked to their parents - and a
look at the cool way parents can react.
~ Important information about HIV and STDs.
teens and sex - advice and answers.
~ STDs 101
~ Sex On The Brain
- a look at why the pressure to have sex is so great for
~ Fuzzy - Quiz yourself
about STDs - a Shockwave game.
Truth About Sex - a video filled with facts, starring Kelli
~ OOPS! What to do if you need emergency
~ AIDS and HIV info
~ Getting and using Condoms.
~ Teen Sexuality: In
A Culture of Confusion - an internet documentary.
Sex Education - a site full of the facts without any glamour
~ Talking to your parents - some advice
on how to bring
up the subject
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