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Sexuality

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Sexuality | Head to Health

Your sexuality plays an important role in your identity and sense of self. Not being able to express your sexuality can be damaging to your sense of self-worth and overall mental health.

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Welcome to Sexual Health | Sexual Health

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality

Read more on Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website

Sexual Identity | Kids Helpline

Love has many forms. Learn more about sexuality and the different relationships people can have.

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Sexuality | ReachOut Australia

Gay, bi, straight, open, there's no wrong or right. Your sexuality is your business and whom you're attracted to is about what feels right for you.

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Understanding your sexuality | Sexuality | ReachOut Australia

Sexuality covers a broad spectrum, and is also deeply personal. Its about understanding the sexual feelings and attractions we feel towards others.

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Sexuality for young people

Sexuality can be a tricky topic for many young people. There can be a lot of pressure placed on young people by friends, family and society to identify as ‘straight’ or ‘gay’. And you know what – it’s not always that simple.

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Obesity and Sexuality | myVMC

Sexuality refers to an individual's sexual attitudes, behaviours and practices. It is considered an integral part of our personality. The concept varies widely between individuals, and encompasses the physical (including sexual intercourse and sexual practices), the psychological and the cultural. For a long time, it has been recognised that medical conditions such as obesity can alter a peson's sexuality.

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Sexuality after childbirth | myVMC

Sexuality After Childbirth information: Sexual changes after childbirth are common. Here is some information on when to engage in sex after childbirth, and changes in a woman's body after childbirth.

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Sexuality Men Continence Foundation of Australia

How does incontinence affect sexuality? Bladder or bowel control issues can have an enormous impact on sexuality and the way we feel about ourselves as men..

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Pain & Sexuality | myVMC

Sexuality is an important and sensitive issue that must be addressed in chronic pain sufferers. In people who suffer from pain, it is common for them to experience problems in their sexual functioning. This can result in much psychological distress and contribute to problems such as low self-esteem and depression. Pain can result in partners having decreased sexual desires and also difficulties performing during sex.

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