An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, T-shaped object that is inserted into (and eventually removed from) the uterus by…Read FAQ »
Some teens might experiment sexually with friends to practice and learn about sex or to have sex outside of the context of a romantic relationship. Friends sometimes have sex because they feel more comfortable and already have a level of emotional closeness with each other.
Sometimes problems occur when two friends have different expectations of the relationship after they have sex. One person might think having sex moves the relationship into the “love” category while the other one wants to keep things just as they were. If that happens, someone is sure to get hurt.
As with any sexual decision, it’s important to talk about having sex before you do it. Make sure you both want the same things and are ready to handle the outcomes and responsibilities that come with having sex. This includes protecting yourselves from an unplanned pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and discussing how you’ll feel if sex brings about feelings that you didn’t expect.
My best friend went to a party and someone brought my friend a drink. Before my friend knew it, s/he was in another room, unable to move. My friend was raped. What happened?
Rohypnol or “roofies” is a powerful sedative that can make someone unable to move or talk. It’s often referred to…Read FAQ »
According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), one of the biggest things you can do for a friend or…Read FAQ »