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6 ways to manage those tricky conversations

It’s a cliché, but it’s true: you can’t read your partner’s mind, and they can’t read yours. This is as true when it comes to sex as it is when you’re fighting about unloading the dishwasher.

Yeah, we’re saying you’re going to have to talk. About sex. Because despite what we’ve all been told, good sex doesn’t just happen all by itself.

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Or the members of an Icelandic girl band

There are some differences among the five IUDs. The biggest is that the copper IUD (Paragard) is non-hormonal, while the other four (Mirena, LILETTA, Kyleena, and Skyla) contain a hormone called levonorgestrel, which is a type of progestin. While they all work very well to prevent pregnancy, the non-hormonal IUD can have different benefits and side effects than the hormonal IUDs, and the four hormonal IUDs have some differences among them as well. Which IUD is best for you depends on what’s most important to you.

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An intimacy coach shares what to do about it

Unfortunately, as most of us have probably figured out by now, we live in an effed up society where women and femmes are expected to conform to a strict set of rules about how to look (not to mention how to dress, talk, act, work, parent, not parent, and generally live our damn lives). And being constantly bombarded with these toxic messages can cause us to experience negative body image and low self-esteem. This is a big topic to unpack but because we’re us, we’re going to focus on how negative body image can affect us in bed, not just at the beach.

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And maybe you also hate dancing in public

This one’s for you—the unsung hero of the wedding reception with the fake smile plastered on your face at all times in case one of those stealthy photographers gets you in the background of a candid shot during the father-daughter dance. With these 9 tips, you can do it, friend. We believe in you.