125| Avoiding and Managing Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Jenelle Marie Pierce

DSR: Become a Better Man by Mastering Dating, Sex and Relationships (formerly Dating Skills Podcast) show

Summary: In this episode Jenelle Marie Pierce gives advice on: <br>- Jenelle's background and The STD Project: from inception to now (04:04) <br>- How Jenelle contracted her STI as a teen (08:24) <br>- How Jenelle manages her relationships, sex life, and life in general with an STI (10:28) <br>- The difference between an STD and an STI (15:26) <br>- The most common STIs (18:24) <br>- Pubic lice: shaving and treatment (23:05) <br>- More common STIs (25:50) <br>- The scope of risks in transmitting an STI (e.g. blood transmission, skin to skin) (28:28) <br>- Exposure risks in oral sex and when sexually protected (e.g. using condoms) (33:28) <br>- Sores, outbreaks, and the rise of syphilis (39:25) <br>- The rise of STIs and how information is surveyed, gathered, and reported (44:32) <br>- The inconsistency of getting tested for STIs / STDs (48:20) <br>- Recommendations for testing and when depending on your sexual lifestyle (52:52) <br>- Testing as a commitment to your relationship and sexual health (57:57) <br>- Concerns about kissing and transmitting STIs (59:20) <br>- Statistics of the number of people with Herpes (1:01:00) <br>- What to do when discovering you have an STI: the importance of dealing with the social stigma and educating yourself (1:01:50) <br>- How to have an STI conversation with your partner (1:04:40) <br>- Common misunderstandings about STIs (1:15:55) <br>- The social pressure of talking about protective sex and being responsible to talk about it (1:17:35) <br>- How to connect with Jenelle to learn about more about her and her work (1:19:45) <br>- Recommendations for quality advice and knowledge in the area of STDs, dating, sex, and relationships (1:20:20) <br>- <br>- Recommendations for guys to improve their dating life (1:21:23) <br><br><br>GET MORE: <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-125-sexually-transmitted-diseases-jenelle-marie-pierce/">Show Notes &amp; Resources</a>, <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-125-sexually-transmitted-diseases-jenelle-marie-pierce/#transcript">Interview Transcript</a> and <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-125-sexually-transmitted-diseases-jenelle-marie-pierce/#comments">Comments</a>. <p> HELP ME SPREAD THE WORD! </p><p> Think this episode was Kick-Ass?<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">An iTunes review would be SO appreciated!</a> This is what helps me stand out so I can help more men like you.<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">Click here to review the show</a>. </p><p> FEEDBACK </p><p> Hit me up with your comments and guest suggestions. I read EVERYTHING. </p><p> • Email: <a href="mailto:angel@datingskillsreview.com">angel@datingskillsreview.com</a><br> • Get my newsletter: <a href="http://datingskillsreview.com/newsletter/">Click here to get my Newsletter</a><br> • Got a question? Drop it in our voicemail to get it answered: 323.747.5006 </p><p> MORE FREE STUFF:<br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/fasttrack/">Get the Fast Track Dating System</a><br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/gettop13/">Get Monster Brain Dump from our Editorial Team on Top Advice of All Time</a><br> </p>