Contraception- to ignore it or tackle it…that is the question!

Its one of those issues that confront women at one time of their lives or another. It just wont go away! Atleast not while sex continues ūüėČ Many ignore it at their peril. Others barely tolerate it as a necessary evil. Where do you stand? Consider my discussion with Amina below (name changed to protectContinue reading “Contraception- to ignore it or tackle it…that is the question!”

Part 5: A Survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.

Not all survivors of sexual abuse show their emotions outwardly. On the one hand, some may appear calm and unaffected by the assault; on the other hand, some survivors become hyper-sexual or promiscuous following sexual attacks‚ÄĒsometimes as a way to reassert a measure of control over their sexual relations (I think this is more me).Continue reading “Part 5: A Survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.”

My Sexual Safe.

What horrors lie in our sexual safe? What memories have we locked away hidden forever from the light of day? Were you raped as a child? Does the grunt and huff of your assailant still ring in your ears, playing an unforgettable music? Does the bitterness of your treasure so cruelly snatched away still engulfContinue reading “My Sexual Safe.”

Celebrating the Sexual Wellbeing Network (SWB) community!

We welcome the 1000th member of the SWB community. You are what the blog is about. You make it all worthwhile! As a way to celebrate, we are featuring the comments of the SWB community on different topics featured on this blog. No one knows it all. Your input helps the whole community learn andContinue reading “Celebrating the Sexual Wellbeing Network (SWB) community!”

Female Condoms: Greatest Invention since sliced bread?

An article on the BBC News website yesterday caught my eye. It was titled ”The return of the Female Condom.” Some interesting pictures of female condoms on the site have been included here. I can feel some of our ladies cringing at the look of these objects ūüėÄ They don’t look very sexy, these objects.Continue reading “Female Condoms: Greatest Invention since sliced bread?”

What is your Favourite Contraception?

What contraception do you like? Which contraception comes ‘Highly Recommended’ by you? Take our latest poll and find out if others agree with you. You can add your reason for recommending the contraception in the comment section if you like. If we have missed out a contraception available in your country, please let us knowContinue reading “What is your Favourite Contraception?”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (9)

”Partners of people who have a sexually transmitted infection need to be tested and treated as well.” ”She doesn’t have it,” he said. ”And you think so because you are not having sex with her?” ”Of course we are having sex…” ”So do you use a condom?” ”No.” ”So she might have caught it fromContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (9)”

HIV? Me? No, I’ m married! (8)

”So how long¬†ago did you have¬†chlamydia infection?” I asked Dike. ¬†“About two years ago.” ¬†”Did you get treatment for it?” ¬†”Yes.” ¬†”How do you think you may have caught the infection?” ¬†”I don’t know,” He shrugged. ”Through sex, I suppose.” ¬†”What about your wife? Did she get treated for it?” ¬†”My wife?” he asked surprised.Continue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’ m married! (8)”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (7)

”You’ve been hearing so much about HIV/AIDS do you think it may be a good idea if you all get tested for it?” ¬†”Ah, I cannot suggest such a thing to him! He will wonder why I am bringing it up. He will think I have done something wrong.” ¬†”But you said you haven’t doneContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (7)”