We couldn't access your location, please search for a location. Search Please fill out this field. How can safer sex make sex feel better? One of the easiest ways to make safer sex feel great is by making safer sex, well, sexy.
You can kiss and touch each other while you get the condom or dam out. Keep the mood going by having your partner put on the condom or dam. Attitude is everything — the better you feel about using protection, the better protection will feel when you use it.
There are a ton of different types of condoms, so everyone can find one that fits right and feels good. Some condoms are designed to increase sensation and make sex better: And condoms can even help sex last longer.
Flavored condoms and lube can make using protection during oral sex a tasty treat. And many people like the feeling of getting oral sex through a dental dam.
Nothing ruins a fun, sexy time like stress. Safer sex is better sex because it lets you focus on pleasure and your partner without worrying about STDs. And talking to your partner about STDs, protection, and getting tested together is a great way to strengthen your relationship, improve communication, and increase intimacy and trust. How can I make safer sex more convenient?
Luckily, condoms are small, super portable, and can easily be stashed in your purse or backpack away from anything that may poke them, of course! You can also make safer sex more convenient by naturally adding condoms to foreplay. You can put the condom on your partner and rub lube on their penis while you keep touching and kissing each other.
That way, the condom becomes part of the action instead of stopping the action. Sometimes, condoms are even free. I had unprotected sex. What should I do now? Talk to a doctor or nurse about getting tested for STDs. Some STDs show up on tests within a week after you get infected.
Other STDs take longer and may not appear on a test right away. You can call your nurse, doctor, or a Planned Parenthood health center to figure out which tests make sense for you, and when you should get them. Get tested right away if you or your partner has symptoms of an STD, or if a past sexual partner tells you they have an STD.
In general, people who have any kind of sex should be tested for certain common STDs about once a year.