Talking to Your Teen about Sex
Most parents are nervous, to say the least, about having “The Talk” with their teen daughter or son – the one-on-one, heart-to-heart talk about sex and sexuality. And yet, many teens insist they want to hear more from their parents on this topic.
Ask Sofia: Is it ok to have a relationship without sex?
Sex can be a powerful physical connection, but it’s really the emotional bond that makes relationships last and flourish. Trust, respect, laughter and communication are all keys to happy relationships. If you find that you are both happy with little to no sex, it is still important to find other ways to connect with each other.
Why We Love “Grace and Frankie”
If you are not watching “Grace and Frankie,” you may want to make a date with your couch. Many of us at Clinic Sofia are hooked on this hilarious and poignant show that dives headfirst into many of the women’s issues we discuss with our patients on a regular basis. Starring Lily Tomlin as Frankie and Jane Fonda as Grace, the Netflix comedy centers around two women in their seventies who become close friends when they learn their husbands have fallen in love with each other and want to get married—leaving the women to start over.
Ask Sofia: What is female Viagra?
“Female Viagra” and “the little pink pill” have been generating headlines and sparking talk show conversation recently as the FDA approved flibanserin (marketed under the brand name Addyi) to treat lack of female desire last month.
A woman’s sexuality is a very personal subject. Questions about STIs, libido, and painful sex may be difficult to ask, but Clinic Sofia caregivers give you a safe environment to discuss problems, testing, and preventative healthcare.
Immunizations are not only important for children; they are necessary for adults as well, especially as you age. If you have not received certain vaccinations through adulthood, now may be a good time to talk to your healthcare provider about immunizations.