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Your questions answered

You did everything right—you had your telehealth visit, you considered all your birth control options, and you ordered one for delivery to your door. There’s just one problem: your delivery is late. We know that when you don’t have the birth control you’re relying on, it can be incredibly stressful. So here are five things to keep in mind if your birth control delivery is delayed:

The best way to spread some socially-distanced holiday joy

This year has been rough on all of us and the holiday season already looks a lot different from what we might be used to. There will be no cookie swaps, no latke parties, no communal bowls of eggnog, and no gathering around a piano belting out seasonal songs. It would be understandable for anyone to want to crawl under the covers and bah-humbug it until 2020 is just over already. But maybe instead, we should spread holiday cheer and help this year go out with a bang (pun entirely intended) by giving the gift of good orgasms to our nearest and dearest.

6 pandemic affirmations

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article , frisky friday, self-love

As the pandemic drags on and we face a scary winter ahead of us, it’s easy to feel that the sexual part of us has left the building. But sex, whether it’s with a partner or with yourself, can reduce stress and anxiety and boost your confidence—all things that would make weathering the rest of this pandemic easier.

It’s a new ring that only needs to be replaced once a year

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article , birth control, how-to, news, the ring

In case you didn’t hear the news, there’s a new type of hormonal birth control available. You’re probably aware of the ring—a flexible ring that you insert into your vagina that releases hormones. You leave it in for three weeks (21 days), then take it out and leave it out for a week (7 days). That’s usually when you get a period-like withdrawal bleed.