Things I Wish I Knew in High School

November 20th, 2012

Something strange has been happening to me since I entered my twenties. I constantly find myself thinking “I wish I knew that when I was in high school.” Not so much about things like how to write a good essay or how to get good marks, but things about life and relationships. Here in this [...]

What is a Polyamorous Relationship?

June 4th, 2012

What is Polyamory?: An Introduction   Polyamory is the idea of having multiple partners at the same time. Polyamory is a form of “ethical non-monogamy”- that is to say, it is a consensual choice to not be limited to having only one significant partner at a time. It is entirely different from non-ethical non-monogamy (i.e., [...]

The ‘R’ Word

May 24th, 2012

By Jess Relationships. They all have a start and sometimes they have an end too. Relationships can have high and lows, ups and downs, happy and sad moments and of course, heartbreak, but the one thing they always bring you is memories. And memories, no matter what the circumstances, last a lifetime. Having a relationship [...]

The Key to Really Great Sex

February 13th, 2012

Author: Xin *flashing warning lights*. This blog post talks sex, not just what it is – but how to do it. If you are uncomfortable with words like masturbation or anus, this article may not be for you. You have been warned! Sex. It’s everywhere, and with good reason. Human beings are inherently sexual, from [...]

KISS – Keep is Safe, Sugar!

February 13th, 2012

It’s Sexual Health Awareness Week! To help us find our way through this maze of sex and relationships we have the YEP Crew bringing us a series of blogs this week on the theme of Safety, Pleasure and Respect in young people’s sexual and romantic lives! Before we delve into the nitty gritty, here’s the [...]

Putting the U in Pleasure.

February 13th, 2012

author – Yep Crew Yes, putting the U in pleasure, or even the pleasure in U – It feels good to say! And just a little bit naughty. I think it’s funny how words can have such a different meaning, depending on the context they’re expressed in.  For example, saying to someone, “It was a [...]

How to win at relationships

February 13th, 2012

Author: Xin Relationships. They are what bind societies, and in many cases what allows the survival and continuation of the human race. Love has cost trillions of dollars, sent millions to their death in wars and literally changed the face of the earth. It’s no understatement to say that good relationships are a pivotal dimension [...]


February 12th, 2012

Find out what it means to me!     Here’s a bit of Aretha to get us in the mood: Welcome to the final blog in the YEP Crew series ‘Safety, Pleasure and Respect’ for Sexual Health Awareness Week 2012 (13 – 17th February). We’ve written already about safety and pleasure, but central to all [...]

The best things in life are worth waiting for

December 13th, 2011

Only one month and 17 days left till I can hug and kiss my hunnie back home in Tassie. At the moment, I am visiting my family at my home-home where I grew up in America, New Jersey to be exact. I am really enjoying catching up with friends and getting to hang out and [...]

Leader of the Pack

September 29th, 2011

In life we all have our strengths and weaknesses, or opportunities to excel and make a difference. But have you ever thought of yourself as a leader? Everyone has leadership qualities, whether it is honestly, loyalty, compassion, determination, independence or courage, but do you realise how much of an impact you have on others? Next [...]

Boundaries – Mine, Yours

May 16th, 2011

You know what really grinds my grill? When I’m out dancing with friends, and a guy comes up to me and grabs my butt. I immediately feel like telling the DJ to stop the music, telling the manager to turn the lights back on, and sitting said boy down for a chat I’m sure he’s [...]