Ask Sofia: How Do I Get Help from an Abusive Relationship?
If you are struggling with an abusive relationship – whether the abuse is emotional, physical or both – the first thing to know is that it is not your fault that you are being mistreated. Like everyone else, you deserve to be treated with kindness and respect. In addition to physical abuse, emotional abuse can take the form of criticizing or blaming, public and private humiliation, controlling behavior and threats.
Ask Sofia: How Do I Know if I Have Vaginitis?
Vaginitis is a broad term that refers to an infection or inflammation of the vagina. If you’re experiencing itching, burning during urination, discharge with unusual odor or discomfort during sex, you may have vaginitis. Yeast infections, for example, are one type of vaginitis. The causes of vaginitis vary, including an imbalance in vaginal bacteria, a viral infection, reduced estrogen levels after menopause, irritation from lotions or clothing, sexual contact or another type of infection.
How Can I Boost my Low Libido?
Valentine’s Day and a low libido are not an ideal duo. Loss of desire peaks between the ages of 35 and 64, according to WebMD, particularly before and after menopause. Libido can dip due to hormonal changes, stress or lack of sleep, loss of
confidence and a host of other reasons, but it does not have to be a permanent change.
How to Feel More Sexy Every Season
Granted, it can be challenging to feel sexy when you’re cloaked in five layers to keep out the cold. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t feel your best and find a little sexy even in the dark of winter. When you tap into your sensuality, you see your body at its best, build confidence and get more in touch with what’s going on inside.
Birth Control After Baby
Choosing the right birth control after having a baby may mean choosing something that you haven’t used in the past.
All About HPV
Do you understand HPV? If the answer is “maybe” or “no,” you’re not alone: There is a lot of misinformation on the subject of HPV or human papillomarvirus, a common infection that can lead to cervical cancer, among other issues.