What is sex?

There’s a huge range of sexual activities, some you’ll have heard of, others you won’t – therefore, there is no straightforward answer!!

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Whilst one person may regard masturbation as ‘sex’, another person may only think of ‘penetration’ when it comes to sex.

There is also no right or wrong way to have sex. What matters is that it feels right for you. Above all, sex should be consensual, safe and fun.

Our interest in sex continually develops throughout our lives. Thinking about having sex and experimenting is completely normal – whether this is in a fantasy, exploring your own body, or with a partner(s).

Use the navigation on the left to see some of the hot topics people ask us about when it comes to sex.