Tell Your Friends and Family Members of Your Plans Inform a friend or family member of your plans and when and where you’re going.
Vaccinate The risk of contracting some STI’s can be reduced through vaccination. Regular testing is critical to staying on top of your health and helping prevent the spread of STI’s After testing, always ask for a copy of your test results so you are sure of your status.
Talk to your doctor or a professional at a sexual health clinic to learn more. In the case that something has happened, immediately call 911.
Match welcomes everyone and empowers our community of users to create and cultivate relationships.
An important aspect of any healthy relationship though – whether formed on Match or otherwise – is ensuring proper sexual health and safety.
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And as an essential member of the Match community it is your responsibility to make sure you do the following, if you choose to engage in sexual activity.
Protect Yourself You and your partner should use proper protection.
Transport Yourself to and from the Meeting You need to be independent and in control of your own transportation, especially in case things don’t work out.
Stay Sober Consumption of alcohol and/or other drugs can impair your judgment and potentially put you in danger.
All issues ranging from the number of partners each of you has had, to the last time each of you was tested for STI’s are fair game. If either you or your partner has an STI that is curable, you both need to start treatment to avoid becoming re-infected.