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Sex and Self Care!

It’s International Self-Care Day! We hope you got yourself something special to celebrate the occasion (and yourself)! Self-care is a really big topic on its own, so we want to focus in on how you can incorporate self-care into your sex life.

What is Self-Care?

Self-care looks a lot of different ways for different people. It’s getting talked about more and more these days, and there’s a lot of definitions flying around about what it means. Generally, self-care is understood as an active practice of doing things to take care of your well-being. Things like eating healthily, getting lots of rest, and exercising are often recommended.

All of those things are super important in taking care of yourself, but also vary a ton for people’s lives, so we’re going to talk a bit about broadening what self care looks like when it comes to being younger and thinking about your sexual health! Self care is essential, and it’s not selfish or unnecessary.

Self-care is about taking care of aaalll the parts of your well-being, which includes physical, mental, emotional, and sexual! Ultimately, you’re the best person to decide what kinds of things you can do to take care of yourself but here’s some suggestions:

There are still tons more things you can do for self-care that can affect your sex life! If you have questions about this topic, or just want to talk more about it, feel free to contact one of our peer educators. [Link]

Last Updated: April 2020