August 2011

Doctors Advise How to Discuss Having an STD

In an ideal world, we would all know if we had STDs or not. We would only sleep with people that we knew we would be safe with, or we would use protection if we knew our partners were STD positive. But it’s just not that simple. As a monogamous person whose been with her partner forever, I am at a much lower risk of developing an STD than many other people—and I worry about my younger relatives more than I do about myself.