Abuse is when one person hurts another person, either physically or emotionally. Abuse happens over time, usually in a…Read FAQ »
People who are in love sometimes decide to have sex, but having sex will not guarantee that you or your partner will fall in love. So, if you’re using sex to fall in love, you very well might be disappointed.
Sex means something different to everyone, and so does love. Sometimes, having sex makes you feel like you’re in love, but it can be tricky. You think you’re in love because of the way a person makes you feel physically—not because of who he or she is and what you give to each other emotionally in everyday life. Sharing your body openly with someone else can often cause you to feel vulnerable.
The truth is that couples who take their time to become friends before adding sexual behaviors to their relationship often become closer and more intimate on an emotional level, which can lead to more comfort on a sexual level.
How can you tell if someone might become abusive in a relationship? What are some of the effects of abuse?
The answer to this question isn’t clear-cut. It’s really hard to tell up front whether someone might become abusive.…Read FAQ »
My partner is pressuring me to take drugs or get drunk before we have sex. What should I do? What should I say?
Alcohol and drugs do NOT make sex better. Alcohol and other drugs affect the way we’re feeling, but they don’t make…Read FAQ »