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Sexuality

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Teen Health - Health Topics - Sexuality

Sexuality is a combination of people's sex, their sexual feelings for others, their feelings about themselves as sexual beings, their sexual orientation and their sexual behaviour. Exploring and discovering your sexuality can be confusing, exciting, difficult and wonderful.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

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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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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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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Young Adult Health - Health Topics - Sexuality

Sexuality is a combination of people's sex, their sexual feelings for others, their feelings about themselves as sexual beings, their sexual orientation and their sexual behaviour. Exploring and discovering your sexuality can be confusing, exciting, difficult and wonderful.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

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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Sexuality, intimacy and cancer | Cancer Australia

Having cancer doesnt mean you are no longer a sexual person. However, treatment such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy can affect your sexuality. This includes your interest in sex, your ability to give or receive sexual pleasure, how you see yourself and how you think others see you. Some of these effects are temporary while others are permanent. All can be managed or controlled. As individuals, people not only have different ways of expressing and defining sexuality and intimacy, but they also place their own importance on these needs.

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Common questions about sexuality and gender

The best thing you can do is ask your child or loved one what their sexuality or gender identity means for them. Were all different, and talking openly gives you an opportunity to understand what theyre feeling without labelling or assuming how they will choose to express themselves.

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