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safer + sex. This term first appeared in print in the 1970s.
Research has shown teens are not more likely to have sex if they are informed about safe sex practices, but they are more likely to practice safer sex.
For example, a question like "What's your favorite brand of condom?" can be a way to broach the subject of safer sex.
One of the most useful resources for people who intend to be sexually active in their dating, whether it starts online or not, is Violet Blue's Modern Safer Sex Guide.
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