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better sex , frisky friday, communication, horoscopes

With all the chaos and uncertainty swirling around right now (not to mention boredom, fear, sadness, and every other possible feeling), you may find yourself feeling dramatic changes in your sexual desires. Some people are experiencing higher-than-ever levels of desire, while others are finding themselves totally shut down sexually, and still others may be swinging between those extremes. However you’re feeling, find out what this month has in store sexually for your sign:

Everything you need to know before you self-quarantine

Can you actually GET coronavirus from having sex? Well, we don’t actually know yet. We do know that other coronaviruses aren’t usually sexually transmitted, but this particular coronavirus (COVID-19) is too new for scientists to know yet.

We also know for sure that close contact with other people transmits coronavirus. So if you do want to have sex but would like to minimize your risk of getting infected, here are some tips.

Talking about sex is hard, y'all

Great sex doesn’t just happen. It’s not magic. It requires actual thinking and actual talking. But those conversations can be really hard, especially since many of us were never given the tools to discuss (or even figure out!) things like boundaries, consent, desire, turn-ons, or turn-offs. So when a partner shares something with you, you might be taken by surprise and not know how to respond, especially if it’s something you hadn’t considered before. Here’s how to proceed in a way that’s loving and supportive of your partner and also honors your own needs and desires.