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Slightly gross but totally normal stuff that can happen during sex

It’ll come as no surprise to you that we think sex is great however you want to do it, whomever you want to do it with (as long as it’s consensual). But it does bring its fair share of awkward moments, and to pretend otherwise is not doing any of us any favors. If we were to get all of our knowledge and expectations about sex from watching mainstream porn, we’d think there were never any mishaps or actual human bodies involved, but that ain’t real, kids! Bodies do weird stuff and they’re a little bit gross! And that’s fine, and sex is still great, and you still look good doing it. So here are just seven of the many, many slightly gross but completely normal things that happen during sex:

Y'all love your birth control, and we can't blame you

This week, we celebrated Thanks, Birth Control Day, our favorite holiday of the year. And people showed up in droves to talk about why they love their birth control and what it’s made possible in their lives. Here are some of our favorite reasons you said you love your BC:

We asked you why you love your birth control and here's what you said

This week, we celebrated Thanks, Birth Control Day. Which means that we heard from thousands of you about why you love and are grateful for birth control. So we’re going to take a break from our regularly scheduled program of gushing about birth control to share other people’s gushing about birth control. Because frankly, we couldn’t have said it better ourselves.

These 8 stories make us want to shout "Thanks, Birth Control" from the rooftops

As we gear up to celebrate the biggest holiday of the season (Thanks, Birth Control Day, duh) on November 13th (next week!), we’re looking back at the amazing birth control stories we’ve had the privilege to hear and share over the past few months. From clear emotional boundaries to carefree sex to career highs to much-needed relief from endometriosis, everyone gets something a little bit different from their birth control. But one thing is clear—for many of us, birth control is the GOAT.