“It is okay for someone to talk to a person they trust about feeling pressured or uncomfortable, including a counsellor at the Calgary Sexual Health Centre, in order to get some clarity around what is important to them.” The Calgary Sexual Health Centre is an organization that works towards normalizing sexual health in Alberta by providing non-judgemental and evidence-based sexual and reproductive health programs and services.
We are licensed mental health professionals highly trained and experienced in treating problems with sex, relationships, trauma and addictions.
“There is also a group of the population who believe the concept of virginity is defined so diversely that it has lost meaning all together and thus should be thrown away entirely.” Ophus also said sexual activity can contribute to a person’s sense of self-worth.
“Often, people feel a pressure to be sexually active and if they feel the frequency of sexual activity in their life does not meet their standards, their self-worth may be impacted in a negative way,” Ophus said.
On the other side of the spectrum, if someone acts according to their own feelings or beliefs, it positively affects their self-worth.
It’s not good for anyone.” The 24-year-old Californian has also teamed up with Planned Parenthood (Northern New England chapter), and Discovery on You Tube within the past year and a half, creating content for their channels.
(Photo by Centaine Tyler/The Press)aci Green has been keeping busy in the past four years, offering her popular sex education series Sex to You Tube and touring university campuses to give sex-positive presentations. 30-31 to spread the gospel about healthy sexuality to students.
Green says she started her channel because there were “a lot of conversations about sexuality and things that I wanted someone to talk to about, but there was no space for it, or space where I felt safe and comfortable talking about it.
“Keep in mind that it is okay to have boundaries and limits around sex.” Ophus also said that if someone doesn’t feel ready for sex, it’s important for that person to express that feeling to their prospective partner.
It never feels good to disappoint another person, and although guilt is a natural feeling in that situation, Ophus said it’s perfectly fine for a person to give themselves permission to feel good about their decision, because it’s a way they can take care of themselves and stay true to their feelings.
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