Treat Yourself to a Daily Orgasm!

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Treat yourself to a daily orgasm. Seriously.

CHECK IT: Life is too short to not have at least one orgasm a day. Make it a task on your daily things-to-do list. Don’t laugh; I’m serious. Go ahead, bruh. Give yourself an orgasm; you deserve it! And if you have a partner or mate, why not give him or her one too! If time allows, try to do it in the morning…before going to school, work or to some important meeting, particularly to those meetings where you expect tension or boredom is sure to be present. Your mind, body and spirit will thank you as you take on the day with much greater ease after having had an orgasm.

RobFather X

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Are there ONLY 7 Ways to Have Safer Sex?

RE: This article: 7 Ways to Have Safer Sex | HIVPlusMag.com

My comment:
The article is informative. Sadly however, on the heels of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (which was Feb. 7th), every picture in it is that of a White man. There’s necessarily nothing wrong with that since the author and/or publisher of the article were free to choose whatever photos they wanted for the article. However, for any print or on-line magazine to feature an article discussing safe or “safer” sex to lack the inclusion of photos of men from other ethnicities does – in my opinion, National Black HIV-AIDS Awareness Day (Feb 7, 2015)further support why there must be a National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day each year. As noted in my previous article on NBHAAD, HIV/AIDS information and prevention knowledge is for everyone, regardless of ethnicity. That includes information/knowledge on how to have safe/safer sex.

Aside from the choices in photos, I can’t help but find it curious as to why the article’s author Tyler Curry, a gay man who is HIV-positive and a respected LGBT activist and columnist, failed to mention other forms of “safer sex” such as: masturbation/mutual condoms-1masturbation, frottage or “frot” (non-penetrative sex between sexual partners – male or female (aka “dry humping”) and of course, abstinence. Still, I’m posting the article link because Black men and other men of color can learn a thing or two from reading it. I – a HIV-negative person, certainly learned a few things – other than condom use, about which I already knew.

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness DAY 2015

National Black HIV-AIDS Awareness Day (Feb 7, 2015)Today (February 7) is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Read more about National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at the links below.

PLEASE NOTE: While HIV/AIDS information and prevention knowledge is important for everyone, regardless of ethnicity, statistics have always shown that Black people – and other people of color, tend to rate among the highest in world society who are infected with HIV, who don’t normally get tested and who go untreated.

This annual campaign is designed and promoted to encourage sexually active men and women of color to learn more – as in the FACTS about the virus, to get tested for HIV regularly, to learn and to know one’s personal health status where HIV – or any STD/STI virus for that matter, is concerned, to practice safe sex and to insist that one’s sexual partner do the same.

Here are the links to check out:
http://nationalblackaidsday.org/
http://gettested.cdc.gov/
http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2015/02/07/op-ed-how-do-we-stop-hiv-crisis-among-gay-black-men

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Today, I’m HIV Negative!

My HIV test came back today. It was negative. Kool!!  But why did I have to confirm and correct the Veterans Administration (VA) hospital nurse who called on how to report the results?  HIV test-negativeHere’s what happened:
VA Nurse: Mr. Robinson, your HIV test was normal.
Me: Huh? Normal?? Don’t you mean it was “negative”?
VA Nurse: Yes, the test was negative.
Me:  Are you sure you mean the test was negative?
VA Nurse: Yes, the test was negative.

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Readers, when it comes to a serious test like HIV, the word “normal” can have many  implications. Perhaps the word is commonly used in such reports but in the years I’ve been tested for HIV, today is the first time anyone in the medical field has said, “your test was normal”.

I know a number of people who are living with HIV. You cannot just say to someone NOT affected with HIV that their test was “normal”. That could imply that they already have it and that current tests show that certain things are “within range” of expected normalcy for one living with and being treated for HIV. People with and being treated for HIV have to monitor certain blood cell count and activity and get constant check-ups to make sure any medications they are taking is working as expected. Their doctor has to determine that the infected person’s blood and the body are not undergoing some other physiological change(s) which could adversely affect the treatment or the overall health of the person who has HIV.

Before I go further, this important side-note is needed:
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is not AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). There is a difference. People simply do not “catch” or become infected with AIDS; they are infected with HIV. HIV is a slowly replicating retrovirus that causes AIDS. HIV attacks your body’s immune system. The virus destroys CD4 cells, which help your body fight diseases. It can severely damage your immune system and lead to AIDS.  AIDS is the final stage of the HIV disease. This is the MAIN reason for getting tested regularly and, if found positive for HIV, getting treatment.  There is more than enough information on the web and in every medical office, hospital and most institutes of learning about HIV and AIDS, its symptoms and how it is treated.

The reason I wanted to post something personal like my HIV test results is simply to share an important message:  NEVER let nurses or doctors give you a “matter-of-fact” report of any medical test you’ve taken, particularly those which may be health or life threatening. LISTEN carefully to what is being said to you. QUESTION, CHALLENGE and CONFIRM what you just heard so that there is no misunderstanding in your mind. If you choose to take the home HIV tests, such as the OraQuick Home HIV Test  for example, READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY for how to test yourself (and/or your partner) and how to determine the results of the test.

Finally, if you are sexually active – be it daily, weekly, monthly or every six months or more, USE PROTECTION but [still] GET TESTED REGULARLY, especially if you should “slip up” (meaning you and/or your partner didn’t use a condom) which is the same as engaging in risky sexual behavior.  GET TESTED if you have any doubts about possible exposure to a STI (sexually transmitted infection) or STD (sexually transmitted disease).

Here’s a short video on how to put on a condom…correctly. You know, I always felt that men, not women ought to give such lessons, since WE have the “equipment” and since we don’t show women how to use a tampon, etc, but… after seeing this video, I’ll give the lady here a pass. Guys, even if you think you know how to put a condom on, watch it anyway; some of you might learn something new!

Now, let’s have fun and fuck…YES…by all means…but let’s do it responsibly! Your health and life… and that of any sex partner, may depend on it!

Keepin’ It…REAL!

From Black Doctor.com: “How The Penis Changes With Age”

Read this article first BEFORE reading the rest of the post: http://blackdoctor.org/11477/how-aging-aging-affects-the-penis/

Now, according to this article, which by the way, was written WITHOUT REFERENCES by a FEMALE (no offense ladies, but what do YOU know?), as I age, I’ve got some things to be worried about with regard to my “not-so-little best friend”!

Or DO I??

As a reasonably healthy man of 52, my dick/cock/schlong…oh, forget the various penis names!  My JAWN (as we from Philly tend to call everything) still seems to function quite well for me. 🙂

Let’s see what I’ve got covered:

  • Boners in the morning or after a long sleep; CHECK!
  • Reasonable re-arousal time after sex or masturbation: CHECK!
  • Feeling the URGE to masturbate AND maintain a stiff erection while watching porn or in foreplay with a partner: CHECK!
  • Loss of pubic hairs: NOT AN ISSUE; happens to EVERY guy (who doesn’t shave down there) so, CHECK!
  • Decrease in degrees of orgasms and ejaculations: NOPE, so CHECK!
  • Semen amount: Well, that all depends on how long it’s been since I LAST shot a load! Otherwise, while the volume of SPERM may be decreasing, the amount of SEMEN remains large (always has been!) and therefore… NOT AN ISSUE for me; so… CHECK!
  • Urine flow and stream: steady and normal. CHECK!
  • Most recent PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) levels and doctor-administered (have to be specific here!) prostate exam were all NORMAL – which is pretty damn good for a BLACK MAN my age, so, (as of the date of  this post): CHECK!
  • Color and shape of my penis. Still looks (and feels) the same as always, except for a couple of age spots along the shaft, so CHECK!
    and.. NOT covered in the article but… in case some reader might be wondering, and so it’s worth mentioning is…
  • Penis has never been affected by a venereal disease nor suffered any other unusual damage: CHECK!

I guess my diet, a love for my penis (yes!), sex habits, and actually “USING IT” so that I don’t “LOSE IT” technique, has been working pretty well for me…at least up to this point in my life. I mentioned all the other stuff, not to gross anyone out, get extremely personal, or even to brag. I mentioned it to see if OTHER guys reading this, who happened to be at, nearing, or past my age, can relate to my “blessings”. Of course, I’m no different from any other normal older man having a concern or fear that at some point, as I get older, I won’t be able to “get it up” and function sexually, BUT… as of right NOW, and in the foreseeable future, I have no intention of worrying about such things and will, as the expression goes, “cross that bridge when I come to it.”

Finally, for most guys, a man’s FIRST best friend isn’t his dog, the tom-girl next door, or the guy he met in class, the gym, or the bar; it’s his PENIS!  Always has been, always will be. Take care of your body guys (as best you can) and… take care of your penis! If any of the things mentioned in this person’s article are somehow genetically destined to happen, at least you would have worked to slow down the process, not hastened it!
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