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View Poll Results: safe sex?
I always have condoms, and use them. 20 44.44%
I never bother with it. 19 42.22%
I sometimes forget...or don't want to bring it up. 6 13.33%
Voters: 45. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-08-2011, 11:18 AM
 
Location: Harrisonburg, VA
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If a man has a vasectomy then why does he need the condom as birth control?
Birth control? Well sometimes a vasectomy can fail but it's more for STD protection. Vasectomy AND condom offers much better STD and Baby protection for guys. Men should be more responsible for their own reproduction or lack there of. You don't want kids....get it snipped.
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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Birth control? Well sometimes a vasectomy can fail but it's more for STD protection. Vasectomy AND condom offers much better STD and Baby protection for guys. Men should be more responsible for their own reproduction or lack there of. You don't want kids....get it snipped.

I agree in using both for STD purposes. I thought you meant using both in terms of only avoiding getting a woman pregnant. I haven't heard of any men who had a vasectomy still being able to get a woman pregnant. I'd ask for a refund
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:37 AM
 
Location: USA
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Yes, the rapid spread of STI's is all due to the older generation

You youngsters must have it so hard.
Of course. The current generation takes no responsability for their actions. They have been raised by my generation to always blame someone else. Reminder to self: Don't have children!
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:44 AM
 
Location: in your dreams
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Sex to me is about contact as well as intimacy and I find condoms ruin both aspects . Sex is supposed to be messy , unfettered and a little wild and I fail to see how condoms are an improvement on nature as intended.
Beautiful. I love this way of thinking. It's so primal, so raw, so reverent.

I don't fear my partner. I desire him.


-This is also why I'm not a fan of birth control.
Pill Users Choose 'Wrong' Sex Partners - CBS News
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:50 AM
 
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I agree in using both for STD purposes. I thought you meant using both in terms of only avoiding getting a woman pregnant. I haven't heard of any men who had a vasectomy still being able to get a woman pregnant. I'd ask for a refund
A small percentage of men will still produce sperm and an even smaller percentage will produce enough sperm to impregnate a woman. But you're more likely to have a failure on BC or condom than with a vasectomy.

I perform semen analyses and a man came in one day for an analysis because his girlfriend had become pregnant. The hitch was he had had a vasectomy, so either it had failed or the girlfriend was lying. He did have a few sperm (all we found were dead, though), but my money is on the cheating girlfriend.
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:51 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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First: I get myself tested "for every sexually transmitted condition except pregnancy" (I'm a guy), every 6 months. The consequence of getting even one of the 'lessor' STDs is too severe to skip that.
I always make sure that I specifically ask to be tested for Herpes, as some (I think most) doctors feel that since this STD isn't life threatening, they do not consider it one of the ones to include in a regular test. I've had to ask that it specifically be added to the testing panel many times.

Next: I use condoms 100% when dating, and when a relationship has advanced enough that we have been Monogamous a bit, then we both get tested again, and if we are OK, then I'm OK not using condoms and relying on her BC.
This is the adult and responsible way to do this. Good for you and the women you take to bed.
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:53 AM
 
Location: southeast SD
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so why was their STD's way back when???? the clapp just didn't start 40 yrs ago-- jumping livestock has been around since the beginning of time-- please think about the statements before typing them eiother that or go to a sex ed class
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:54 AM
 
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So, your main concern is pregnancy? At my age, that ain't gonna happen..it is just strange for me to think about giving a man a condom at my age...60.
You go girl!
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Old 12-08-2011, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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A small percentage of men will still produce sperm and an even smaller percentage will produce enough sperm to impregnate a woman. But you're more likely to have a failure on BC or condom than with a vasectomy.

I perform semen analyses and a man came in one day for an analysis because his girlfriend had become pregnant. The hitch was he had had a vasectomy, so either it had failed or the girlfriend was lying. He did have a few sperm (all we found were dead, though), but my money is on the cheating girlfriend.
Yikes! LOL

So, umm, how does one get in the field of sperm analysis??
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Old 12-08-2011, 12:18 PM
 
Location: 112 Ocean Avenue
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Never have sex w/o a padded headboard.
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