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Valentine's Day fails

Relationship Problems
It’s that one time of the year that many couples look forward to and singles hate – Valentine’s Day. But you won't believe the bad luck some people have!

Can I change my gender?

Gender Diversity
I was born with male body parts but I am attracted to men. I don't identify as a man. I want to be and live like women. What should I do?

Everybody found out I masturbated!

Our Bodies
Growing up can be hard. Exciting. Awkward. Especially when it comes to sex and sexuality. Six people share their experiences with Love Matters.

Did my abortion make me infertile?

Before Pregnancy
I had an abortion three years ago and I have been trying to get pregnant for a little while but have not been successful.

Too shy to get a girlfriend?

Meeting Someone
I am quite chatty but get tongue-tied in front of girls. I am clueless about how to start a conversation. Can you help?

Guide to first time anal sex

Making Love
Curious to try anal sex but not sure how to get started? Let Love Matters help you with a step-by-step guide to safe and enjoyable first time anal sex.

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: top facts

STI Prevention
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is an important step towards achieving zero new HIV infections. But few people know what PrEP actually is.

My fiancé wants me to get an HIV test

"I am getting married. My fiancé has asked me to get tested for HIV. He says everyone should get it done before marriage, even virgins. I am shocked."

Huge penis, painful sex: what’s the way out?

Sex Problems: how to overcome them
My boyfriend has a huge penis; it hurts a lot during sex. I hate saying 'no' to him every time. Is there a way out? Please help!

I am addicted to porn and masturbation

Ways to Make Love
"I think of sex all the time and watch a lot of porn. I don’t have a gf but I masturbate at least four times a day. Is something wrong with me?"

Zika: top five facts

Zika was recently confirmed as a sexually transmitted disease. However, very few people know what it actually is. These five facts will help clear your doubts about Zika.

I had unsafe sex, do I have HIV?

'I had unprotected sex. It just happened somehow. How can I find out if I have contracted HIV? I am very worried. Please help me out.'