As told to Laura Barcella.
I was 21 when I met Stephanie, the woman who would eventually become my abuser. I might not seem like your “typical” abuse survivor, but domestic/relationship violence doesn’t always look like what you see on Law & Order. Generally, it’s about control. Though it can include physical read
The Scientist: Leah S. Millheiser, MD, FACOG, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Female Sexual Medicine Program at Stanford University Medical Center.
The Answer: Most STDs can't survive outside the body for very long. That said, you should never assume that if read