Safe sex is defined as the engagement in sexual contact while implementing protective measures between you and your partner against unexpected pregnancy and STIs. Safer sex does not mean boring sex; you can still enjoy great bedroom intimacy while preventing hidden sexual risk. We provide safe sex tips you can apply in your next intimate venture. We explore options for contraception and how to spice things up with the latest sex toys.
How to Enjoy Safer Sex
With the increased risks surrounding unsafe sex, couples are encouraged to incorporate contraception. An unplanned pregnancy or STI are best prevented with sexual protection that fits within your lifestyle and ensures you and your partner continue to enjoy all those intimate moments.
The most common and readily available form of contraception is the condom. Its purpose is to act as a barrier against the exchange of bodily fluids. When correctly applied in combination with a spermicide, it can improve overall protection against pregnancy and disease transmission. Condoms have steered from the traditional wrapper to include a variety of interesting flavors and consistencies from studded to ribbed to improve sensation and make sex enjoyable. For vaginal and anal sex, condoms must be worn.
Male condoms are unwrapped and worn over appendage while female condoms are designed to fit within the vagina. Consisting of polyurethane, it is flexible, lubricated and available in a single size. The diaphragm is the most recognized female condom but it cannot prevent STI spread.
Double bag is the application of two condoms to increase safety. Unfortunately, this approach is not fool proof and the easiest way to contract an STI or fall pregnant. The slippery condom will not fit snugly onto the initial cover leaving you and your partner exposed.
The pill is a form of contraception that does not protect against STIs but can reduce risk of pregnancy. It must be taken daily around the same time.
An IUD (intrauterine device) is inserted to prevent pregnancy. It must remain in position proving highly effective against unplanned pregnancy.
Sex Toys if Sex is Not an Option
For young couples looking to experience intimacy without engaging in intercourse, the modern sex toy range offers a variety of interesting devices and techniques to make for a more pleasurable experience. Sex toys can introduce sheer playfulness and enjoyment for partners without going all the way.
Before performing such intimate fun, sex toy education is a must!
To find the right sex toy for your needs, determine which areas are aimed at stimulation, what the purpose is of introducing these spicy extras, what makes you feel comfortable and safe materials.
The Vibrator – A good choice for clitoral stimulation. External vibration, pulses and buzzing are featured functions. Penetration can be engaged if desired.
Prostate Massager – For fun in the bedroom, the prostate massager can bring masculine pleasure.
Vibrating Ring – A vibrating or cock ring for men is a popular masturbation toy.
Bedroom Accessories – Create an intimate atmosphere with blindfolds, feathers and handcuffs.
Safe, Clean and Memorable Sex – Engaging in safe and enjoyable sex is about mutual respect. Deep kissing, heavy petting, massages and cuddling are safe and great ways to enjoy one another without risk. If you are going to engage in intercourse, always be prepared with the appropriate contraception.