Masturbation

For most young people masturbation is their first introduction to sex. It allows them to discover their body and their first sexual impulses. Nobody teaches them the technique, it comes naturally and it allows them to experiment. It’s amazing that many religious organisations are against masturbation and many consider it wrong or even sinful. The …

Changing Attitudes Come Dropping Slowly

I love Ireland, I just spent another beautiful Christmas there. A famous Irish poet William Butler Yeats wrote: And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow Over the last 20 years changes to social attitudes and sexual habits have also come dropping slow in Ireland. Radical changes have transformed their laws on contraception, …

Sexually transmitted Diseases (part 2)

Trichomoniasis Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection commonly called ‘trich’. Males and females can get trichomonas, but it is more commonly found in females. Trichomoniasis is passed on through unprotected vaginal sexual contact. Often people do not notice any symptoms. When there are symptoms, they usually start within 4 to 28 days after getting the …