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majority Did you know that the vast majority of young people learn about sexual matters and HIV through their friends? Source: UNICEF

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"Can I stay with a very jealous boyfriend?"

"Many times we get deceived that to love is to be jealous that true love is when it hurts to see the other with another but we are wrong, that is selfishness so if he really loves you, he should be willing to trust you with other people. Therefore if they can’t trust you with another person especially the opposite sex. Then he is not in love with you but lusts to spend time with you. I recommend that instead of stressing yourself with how what you do might make them feel takeoff time to better yourself as an individual…"

"Is love the same as lust?"

"No. Lust is having very strong sexual feelings for someone while Love is a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes that ranges from interpersonal affection to pleasure. It can refer to an emotion of a strong attraction and personal attachment. Lust is solely based on physical attraction and fantasy although being in love doesn’t exclude lust, infact lust can lead to love. When you’re falling in love, it’s often tough to tell the difference between the two, especially if it’s the first time you’ve experienced such intense emotions. Here are some of the signs of love and lust to…"

"My boyfriend says we don’t need contraception, because he will pull out at the last minute. Is this a good idea?"

"Not really. Withdrawal, or coitus interruptus as it's known, is not a good way to avoid pregnancy – partly because boys may leak sperm before they come. Also, guys have a dangerous tendency to 'stay in that little bit longer' – until it's too late. Do not risk if you are not ready to have a baby. You need to visit a health worker to decide which contraception method(s) works for both of you."

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