When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde
Care Connection is a sexual and reproductive health blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.
When it comes to sex, consent is not a one-time act. Learn more about what consent means and what to do if your partner is unsure or doesn't consent.
It's not enough to teach teens, especially teenage girls, how to say, "no." It's also important to teach how to say, "yes" and how to have a healthy conversation about sex in a relationship.
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