Last updated: May 19, 2008
I Got Gonorrhea From Online Hookups
A young man rethinks his oral condom policy and finds a good doctor Read more
"I was always a little surprised when a doctor would tell me, ‘Dont you know you should use protection?" says Maggie, who now sees her former sexual risk taking as a symptom of depression. "Knowing that something is dangerous or unhealthy is not the problem. Caring that it is dangerous or unhealthy was the problem."
If, like Maggie, you have been knowingly putting your health at risk, you should discuss it with your doctor and consider asking for a referral to a psychotherapist or drug and alcohol counseling program. Or visit this government clearinghouse to find local support.