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Periods being a taboo

Culture and menstruation is about cultural aspects surrounding how society views period. A "menstrual taboo" is any social taboo concerned with periods. In some societies it involves menstruation being perceived as unclean or embarrassing, inhibiting even the mention of menstruation whether in public (in the media and advertisement) or in private (among friends, in the household, or… Continue reading Periods being a taboo

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Sex and love

Sexuality can be one of the most fulfilling pleasures in life. Yet it is an aspect of relationships that is complex and sometimes fraught with difficulty. Given the mixed messages about sexuality that exist in our culture, it is hardly surprising that men and women find intimate relationships hard to discuss and negotiate. Furthermore, therapy… Continue reading Sex and love

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Mecca Medina

As the birthplace of Muhammad, and the site of Muhammad's first revelation of the The Quran(specifically, a cave 3 km (2 mi) from Mecca), Mecca is regarded as the holiest city in the religion of Islam and a pilgrimage to it known as the Hajj is obligatoryfor all able Muslims. Mecca is home to the Kaaba, by majority description Islam's holiest site, as well as being the direction of muslim prayers. Mecca was long ruled… Continue reading Mecca Medina