“Netflix and chill” is a new euphemism referring to casually getting together to have sex.The idiom is a new adaptation to a person asking someone they are sexually interested in if they want to come over to “hang out and watch a movie” with the intentions of it hopefully leading to more.

If you and your friends use apps like Tinder or Grindr, Craigslist’s Casual Encounters, or simply meet someone and ask if they want to “Netflix and chill,” you are all part of the casual hookup culture… We get it– They’re super convenient, quick and, for the most part, they avoid the formalities of actually having to get to know someone before sleeping with them.

With more than 50 million people using these app and sites, meeting up with someone for the sole purpose of a quick hook up is obviously appealing to a lot of people.

Now I’m free and on the prowl, but I want to make sure I’m taking care of myself.

Yes, I know I should use condoms, but if I'm hooking up with different people, is there anything else I should be doing to protect myself from STDs?

It is clear that people want to have sex and don’t feel the need to be in a relationship to do so.

Casual sex is starting to be seen as less taboo, but that doesn’t stop some of the negative consequences, like STDs, that strictly monogamous relationships help ward off.This is slut-shaming in its most base form and we are going to dismantle that right now with some good old-fashioned knowledge.Because the truth is, it’s way more complicated than that, and— spoiler alert — you can have way safer casual sex with 100 people than with one partner, depending on a couple of important factors.I want to have fun but I don’t want to end up with baby or a disease!A: Sex is so fun, but it can also be stressful, and a big part of that is exactly what you’re talking about — unwanted diseases.This means that even if you use a condom every time you have sex and you put it on right, it still has a chance of falling off or breaking.