Safer Sex Elevator Speech

A Few Resources on Power Dynamics…

An area that often gets overlooked in relationship and sex education is the area of individual/institutional power dynamics and how they impact relationships. This is an area that I was sorely lacking understanding in, but as I continue to journey further down the rabbit hole, slowly developing more awareness and understanding, I would be remiss if I didn’t shout from the rooftops, “Learning how power dynamics are impacting your relationships changes everything!”

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Reid’s Safer Sex Elevator Speech – UPGRADED for Your P.L.E.A.S.U.R.E.

Many people find it difficult to have a safer sex conversation because no one ever taught us how! I use the P.L.E.A.S.U.R.E. acronym to help me recall each of the Safer Sex Elevator Speech’s 8 steps…

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Safer Sex: E is for Essentials About Me

Use your safer sex/STI status conversation as building blocks towards creating a sexy, satisfying win-win by including an Essentials About Me segment! In my Safer Sex Elevator Speech post, I share my favorite way to have a safer sex , STD/STI status conversation. I use the P.L.E.A.S.U.R.E. acronym to help remind me of each step. […]

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What Do You Do When The Condom Breaks?!

First take a deep breath! It can seem like the worst thing ever… but there are specific steps you can take. With Reid Mihalko from ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from TheIntimacyDojo.com. Reid: What do you do when the condom breaks? Coming up now. I’m Reid Mihalko from ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: I’m Cathy Vartuli from TheIntimacyDojo.com. Reid: […]

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Safer Sex Elevator Speech with Example

Ever wonder how to have “The Talk” with your date? Discussing safer sex issues and concerns can bring a lot of ease to a new or an established connection, and sets the groundwork for talking about challenging things. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from TheIntimacyDojo.com as Reid shares his Safer […]

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Reid’s Safer Sex Elevator Speech

Ever wonder how to have “The Talk” with your date? Discussing safer sex issues and concerns can bring a lot of ease to a new or an established connection, and sets the groundwork for talking about challenging things. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from TheIntimacyDojo.com as Reid shares his Safer […]

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Reid on Tristan Taormino’s Sex Out Loud Talking About Polyamory, Sept 14th, 2012

Catch Reid and Tristan Geeking Out On All Things Polyamory and Safer Sex! Tune in or download to listen what Reid has to say and what Tristan has to ask about polyamory, non-monogamy, open relationships, safer sex and black belt-level communication skills on Tristan’s new radio show, Sex Out Loud! Listen LIVE every Friday at 5:00 pm […]

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Reid’s Safer Sex Elevator Speech – Old Version

NOTE: This is an outdated post.VIEW THE UPGRADED POST HERE. Get the hardest conversation out of the way in the Reid-way! Many people find it difficult to have a Safer Sex conversation. I used to worry, like most people do… What if it ruins the moment? What if they don’t want to sleep with me […]

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