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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

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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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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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Obesity and Sexuality | HealthEngine Blog

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 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 | HealthEngine Blog

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 after childbirth | HealthEngine Blog

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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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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