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  • Masturbation

    Masturbation is a safe and normal sexual experience in which a person stimulates themselves for sexual pleasure. Masturbation can involve exploring different body parts, sex toys and techniques.

  • Molluscum contagiosum

    Molluscum contagiosum is a pox virus that causes bumps on the skin. Molluscum is easily spread by skin-to-skin contact, but it is not harmful. In healthy people, the bumps will usually go away on their own within six months. There are treatments available if needed.

  • Monogamy

    Monogamy is the practice of having a sexual relationship or marriage with only one person at a time. In general, it means committing to one person emotionally, romantically, and sexually. Monogamy is the most common relationship style in North America.