How to persuade your partner to use a condom

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It can be difficult to talk about using condoms with your partner; but, you shouldn't let embarrassment become a health risk. The person you are thinking about having sex with may not agree at first when you say that you want to use a condom when you have sex. These are some excuses and some answers that you could try…

Excuse: I am afraid to ask him to use a condom. He’ll think I don’t trust him.
Answer: If you can’t ask him, you probably don’t trust him.

Excuse: It is up to him…it is his decision.
Answer: It is your health. It “should” be your decision too!

Excuse: I’m on the pill, you don’t need a condom.
Answer: I’d like to use one anyway. It will help to protect us from infections we may not know we have.

Excuse: Don’t you trust me?
Answer: Trust isn’t the point. People can have reflections without releasing it.

Excuse: I can’t feel a thing when I wear a condom;
Answer: Maybe that way you will last even longer and that will make up for it.

Excuse: It does not feel as good with a condom.
Answer: I’ll feel more relaxed. If I am more relaxed, I can make it feel better for you.

Excuse: I don’t stay hard when I put on a condom.
Answer: I’ll help you put it on and that will help you keep it hard.

Excuse: I don’t have a condom with me.
Answer: I do.

Excuse: It just isn’t as sensitive and I can’t feel a thing.
Answer: Maybe that way you will last even longer and that will make up for it.

Excuse: Putting it on interrupts everything.
Answer: Not if I help you put it on.

Excuse: I guess you don’t really love me.
Answer: I do; but, I am not risking my future to prove it.

Excuse: I will pull out in time.
Answer: Women can still get pregnant and get an STI from pre-ejaculate (pre-cum).

Excuse: But I love you.
Answer: Then you’ll help us to protect ourselves.

Excuse: Just this once.
Answer: Once is all it takes.

Excuse: I am not having sex with a condom, period.
Answer: Then “No raincoat, No playing in the rain, period. Take it or leave, period.

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