A-Z of sex word meaning

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Rape

When someone is forced to have sex against their will and without giving permission (consent) it is called rape. Rape is against the law and is taken very seriously by the police.

Rhythm Method


Used as part of natural family planning to avoid pregnancy, this depends on working out the times of the month when a girl is not fertile. It is an unreliable kind of contraception when used on its own, and depends heavily on knowledge of the menstrual cycle.


Rimming

A person uses their mouth and tongue to stimulate or pleasure another person's anus. Occasionally it can lead to serious gut infections and you can also catch Hepatitis from rimming.

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