- Avoid putting yourself in situations where it’ll be hard to stick to your decision.
- Find people you can talk to about your decision and lean on their support.
- Talk about your decision with your partner well before you’re in the heat of the moment.
- Be totally straightforward and clear about your limits.
- Explore other sexual options you might enjoy just as much.
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