Body Talks – What Is HPV?



The first time I heard of HPV I was 14 years old watching MTV reality TV shows when a commercial for Gardasil came on. Female actors would say why they were choosing to get Gardasil, the less-than-pleasant series of shots that protects women against HPV. A few months later I found myself getting an extremely painful shot in the arm …

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How I Lost My Virginity Twice



It’s not everyday a gal gets the chance to talk about losing her virginity. Like any normal person, I would like to leave that memory to rest with my twilight memorabilia stored in my mother’s attic. However, I think my particular experience could actually help some people out there and quite honestly, it’s pretty funny so what the hell, right? …

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5 Ways To Get To Know Your Body Better



We all want to feel good about ourselves and our bodies, right? This thing that we exist in day in and day out, that eats, craps, shakes, feels, gets us from point A to point B, etc. You’d think that because of how physically connected we are to our body (we can’t escape it), we would be closer to it …

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5 Tell Tale Signs Of An Abusive Relationship



Hey gals,
My name is Claire and I’ve had the unfortunate experience of being in an abusive relationship. When I reflect on my time with this man, what makes me the most upset is that I loved him even though I knew I wasn’t being treated right. It was hard to get out of the relationship but now that I’m finally …

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BODY TALKS: What Is BV?



Hey guys! My name is Nina, and I’ll be sharing my experience and facts about Bacterial Vaginosis, also known as BV, also known as one of your vagina’s enemies.
A few years ago, I went to the gynecologist for a yearly checkup and STI testing. A week went by before she called to tell me that all of my tests came …

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Top 5 Most Ridiculous Sex Stories (it can happen to you)


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Alright ladies, it’s time to break it down. The following stories I’m about to share with you range from hilarious to horrifying, some both. I hope in sharing with you these spontaneous sexual experiences, you’ll feel a bit more confident or a little less embarrassed if you ever find yourself in a similar situation. Here goes nothing. (Note: all names …

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What Feminism Means To Me: Looking Beyond Duality


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“According to Aristophanes in Plato’s The Banquet, in the ancient world of legend there were three types of people. In ancient times people weren’t simply male or female, but one of three types: male/male, male/female, or female/female. In other words, each person was made out of the components of two people. Everyone was happy with this arrangement and never really …

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Why I Stopped Shaving For Men


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Let me start this blog entry by pointing out the key words in the title, and that’s for men. I know ‘feminism’ gets a bad rap sometimes because people think of feminism and they think of bra burning, hairy armpits and shitting on men. That’s not the case. You can be a feminist and never pick up a razor, and …

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What My Parents Divorce Taught Me About Relationships


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Divorce, like genital herpes and chlamydia, is unbelievably tainted with stigma. So much so that unhappy couples choose denial and depression over divorce, and infected individuals choose to not tell their partners than to tell the truth. But here are the facts – hundreds of millions of Americans have an STI, and the divorce rate in our country is 50% …

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My Life-Changing Revelation About Intimacy


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Ladies, I have had a life-changing revelation about intimacy, as you can see from the title of this blog post. I am excited to share it with you because, well… IT’S LIFE-CHANGING. Crazy how a new perspective can do that, right? Here we go…
My first question to you is how do you define intimacy? To me, intimacy is a feeling …

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Real Talk: My First Time Masturbating


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When I think about my first time masturbating, two instances come to mind. The first one is the first time I touched myself. The second one is the first time I got myself off. Two scenarios – one common goal – very different outcomes.
There’s no way around it – your first time masturbating is probably going to be awkward …

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10 Totally Different Normal Things About Every Woman’s Body


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The internet is a fairly new concept. To be exact, it’s 25 years old this year. When I was younger, I had … questions … and there was no magical all knowing, non-judgmental person or thing I could go to with these questions. When you’re going through puberty, things literally start growing and expanding and when these new additions don’t …

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How Casual Is Casual Sex?


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Ah, casual sex. A concept as vague to young people as ‘hooking up’ is to Baby Boomers. How do you define casual sex? Is it sleeping with different people 1-2 times before you’re on to the next one? Is it sleeping with the same person overtime but with no commitment? Is the line drawn at whether or not you use …

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What About My Pleasure?


What about my pleasure?
If I had a nickel for every time a guy pushed my head down to give him head, I’d be able to buy myself a grande frappachino. If I had a nickel for every time I pushed a guys head down to give me head, I’d be forever making instant coffee.
If I told you that my sex …

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Let’s Get Personal


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Hi there! I’m Christine – the Founder of What’s In Your Box?. I can assure you that my intentions are pure in starting this platform and monthly subscription box as I’ve experienced myself the highs and lows of having a vagina and enjoying sex.
In middle school, I was called out for the appearance of my labia before I had the chance to …

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