Dating and oral

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About This Podcast Carrie Mesrobian and Christa Desir are two good friends who happen to be YA authors interested in discussing sex.

Most people don’t realize that cold sores are the same thing as herpes (HSV-1).

Most people don’t realize that it’s possible to spread HSV-1 to another person via oral sex, even when they don’t have a visible cold sore.

Our interviewees include Nobel laureates and National Medal of Science recipients (among hundreds of others), and discussions cover wide-ranging topics like science during both World Wars, chemistry sets, the importance of mentors and mentoring, and the challenges of balancing a family life with a career in science.

A lot of people think oral sex is safe, and don’t use any sort of protection. Even when someone is not having any symptoms, it is still possible for them to spread herpes to their partner because the virus can be shedding from the surface of the skin without causing any sores or symptoms.

But anytime you are swapping body fluids, there is a risk of spreading something. Herpes affects each person differently based on a number of variables such as your own immune system, etc. – The only way to know for sure how often a person is shedding the virus without symptoms is to take part in a herpes research study where your skin is swabbed on a daily basis and then tested for evidence of the virus.

, 25, took me to the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater: Improv is where they make up the show totally on the spot, in case you didn’t know. You know that shot in Pulp Fiction where John Travolta and Samuel L. So, Quentin Tarantino dropped out of high school and never even went to college. Well, yeah, it’s plagiarism but that’s beside the point. , 28, Took me to some Naples-style pizza spot: The first feature Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed was called My Best Friend’s Birthday, and a lot of it was lost in a fire.

My favorite director is definitely Quentin Tarantino. , 30, met me at The Whiskey Ward (or similar): Awesome that you can order a whiskey, by the way.

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