Practice of sexual functioning wherein the bodily fluids are kept as discrete as possible in order to minimize risks associated with sexually transmitted diseases or pregnancy. Portions of this practice may be cautious partner selection, use of prophylactics, or refraining from high-risk behaviors.

SAFE SEX: "To avoid sexually transmitted diseases, people must practice safe sex."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SAFE SEX," in, April 28, 2013, (accessed June 19, 2021).