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Spring Break & STDs: The Hidden Dangers

Spring break and sex are synonymous. Students wanting to let loose and experience new things often take to the streets and beaches in the hottest destinations for a week of endless fun, adventure, and casual sexual encounters.

They pack their bathing suits, swim trunks, and sunscreen but many forget to bring condoms which is why the risk of getting STDs on spring break is higher.

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Don’t Let STDs Ruin Your Spring Break

College students nationwide look forward to Spring Break every year. Not only is it a welcomed break from the business of school, it’s usually also a chance for them to physically get away from campus.

For many students, this means traveling to beaches and bars. Drug and alcohol abuse are often integral to the spring break experience, and with them, casual sexual encounters.

As a result, a hangover isn’t the only thing many spring breakers are left with — STDs are a lasting hanger-on after all the partying is done. Satirical news site The Onion says it all: “STD Had Awesome Time On Spring Break.

It is possible to have fun on spring break and still stay healthy. Here are our tips for making sure STDs don’t ruin your spring break.

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