I used to feel like I was vulnerable to becoming pregnant. As if my fertility was a weakness which would be exploited by sperm. I felt like it could happen at anytime, and my life would be forever changed. I needed to shut that part of me down. I needed to know it was all 'under control'.
Modern technology has allowed us to communicate with each other more easily than ever before. Long gone are the days where you need to go out to the local telephone box to call your friend. We are so readily available to each other sometimes we can forget to put the effort in to real-life hands-on shared experiences.