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Common myths related to sex

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Throughout the teenage years, everyone had heard their share of myths when it comes to sex.

Sex is a very sensitive topic in India and is  not openly discussed,  as a result many rumours are circulated that makes you believe if it is true. While there are some myths that you might have carried it till your adulthood. These certainly affects one’s sex life and may cause an obstacle to a healthy relationship.

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Here are some of the myths about sex-

  1. Sex is similar to what is shown on pornography

Well, it is very common for people to mis interpret sex with pornography. The main point of difference is that the intercourse between the two. In any adult movie, the sex between the two people are just for entertainment purpose. They are hired professionals who get paid to have sex in a platform. Whereas, on the other hand when two people are having sex they are rather making a bond.

  • Everyone has sex

It is a personal choice whether wants to have sex or not. One cannot force any individual to have sex. The consent to engage in any sexual activity depends on both the parties. Some may have done it in their teens or some may wait till marriage – it is totally acceptable for someone to wait if they feel they are not ready.  In order to be in a healthy sexual relationship, one has to be comfortable with the other.

  • Men do not need contraceptives

It is always advisable for men to wear a condom and for the women to take pills or any other contraception. The women is advised to consult to a doctor before consuming any pills. And in order to prevent un wanted pregnancies and STI’s it is advisable for all people to perform safe sex.

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  • STI’s are common to people who changes partner often

Many people are of the assumption that STI’s occur only to those who change partners often. This myth is not completely true. It is not always possible to detect if a person has STI or not. You may not be able to tell yourself if you do not show any symptoms. Hence, it is recommended that you perform safe sex.

  • You wont be pregnant if its your first time

This is absolutely not the case. Even condoms work 99 % of the time. Thus, one has to make sure that you have protected sex at all times.

  • If he pulls out on time, you will not get pregnant

one of the most common myths is that, it is believed that if a guy pulls out on time, the risk of getting pregnant is nil. But one has to understand the point that even one sperm can make you pregnant. Unprotected sex can result in high chances of you getting pregnant as well as carries the risk of getting STI’s.

Thus, these are some of the top myths of sex you might have heard across or will hear in future.

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