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Spreadsheets: an app for your sexual history

A new app lets users record all the details of their time between the sheets. The app, Spreadsheets, lets users track data of their sexual performance.

This new app may sound intrusive, but the introduction of the spreadsheet sparks an interesting conversation. How should we monitor our sexual habits? How well do we keep track of our sexual partners, frequency and habits? Are we monitoring our sexual health in the same way? Does tracking sexual history help us monitor our sexual health?

All of these questions are important. I’m intrigued by the questions regarding how well we actually track our sexual history. Maybe it isn’t a bad idea to track our sexual experiences in an effort to be aware of our sexual health.

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Let’s face it; having multiple sexual encounters is a risky affair. There are several ways to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and other complications. Being aware of your sexual partners and their sexual health is one step toward protecting your health. Monitoring your encounters allows you to reduce the risk of disease or infection. So, it makes sense that you should track your experiences.

Monitor your sexual history for your health

Understand STD exposure

Tracking your sexual experiences can ring alarm bells for when you need to check your STD status. If you’re able to look back at your partners and frequency, you may be reminded that checking yourself for STDs is a wise decision. Tracking with an app (or notebook or whatever you choose) gives an accurate reflection of your exposure to different types of STDs. It can help you make rational decisions regarding your health.

Know who you’re involved with

Being aware of the persons you engage in sexual contacts with is ultimately your prerogative and should be given high priority. This helps in understanding your partner’s traits and thus gain a better understanding of the possibilities of you being infected with sexually transmitted diseases. Staying healthy is a combination of both being free of infections and knowing your status.

What’s the right method to track your sexual history?

Now, is an app the right way to track your encounters between the sheets? The answer to that question depends on several factors. You may find that the app makes sense for you, or you may find other ways to monitor your encounters. No matter what you choose, the important thing to remember is that being aware of your tendencies can help you track your health.

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3 comments

  1. Comment by Scott McGarvey on September 11, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    This app sounds really helpful for teens and college students especially.

  2. Comment by Catherine Sadler on September 11, 2013 at 7:54 pm

    Keeping track of your health is important in any situation.

  3. Comment by Phil Meyer on September 12, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    I think this is quite an important topic; I’m sure we’ve all seen the news on how many people end up contracting something because their partner withheld information regarding this personal subject. Interesting idea with keeping track of it on an app…

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