Talking about sex does not need to be embarrassing - in fact, experts say it is essential. Bringing up your worries and talking about your expectations with a partner can ease tension and improve your relationship and sex life. For detailed advice click here.

Equally, if you have concerns about sex or your sexual health, there are many professionals that you can talk to who can help you to make the right decisions for you, on issues such as: contraception, sexually transmitted infections - getting tested and how to protect yourself, pregnancy, abortions and a range of specialist services to HIV and AIDS related illnesses - including advice on coping with a positive HIV test.