use a condom correctly

How to use a condom correctly

Sex is what everyone wants, and it's also an essential part of sexual health. Understanding some practical knowledge about sex can help you and your partner have a safe and satisfying experience. Today I will take you to understand the condom this practical protective barrier, they can help you get a safer and healthier sex experience, next let me take you into the mysterious world of condoms.

Embracing Candid Conversations

Discussing the topic of condoms may seem awkward, but trust me, it is necessary to discuss condom use. This is because condoms can protect us from sexual diseases and make our sex healthier. In the 21st century, we have the right to education and choice, and discussing sexual health is a normal behavior that we need to make sure we are empowered to make reasonable choices and decisions about our sexual health.

Why Choose Condoms?

There are many different forms of contraception on the market today, but condoms continue to endure because while other methods of birth control are effective in preventing pregnancy, they may not protect against the dangers posed by sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms, on the other hand, offer double protection, preventing both pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, and with a 98% probability of preventing both pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, condoms are the most effective of all contraceptives available.

Demystifying Condom Choices

Next I will take you through some important considerations when choosing a condom:

Material: condoms are usually made of latex, which is the choice of most people, although some people may be allergic to latex, consider choosing polyurethane or natural materials derived from animals.

Size: Condoms come in different sizes just like penises, if you are unsure of your size you can choose a regular size condom or buy multiple sizes just in case.

Quality: There are many brands of condoms on the market, but they all vary in quality, try to choose some reliable brands to ensure a comfortable sexual experience.

use a condom correctly

Additional factors to consider when buying condoms:

  • Sensitivity of your skin.
  • Interest in flavored condoms.
  • Any allergies relevant to vaginal contact.

Mastering Condom Application

Before using a condom, make sure you perform the following checks:

1. Check the expiration date: This step is very crucial, as expired condoms may affect the effectiveness of use.

2. Check for breakage: Make sure that the package and the condom itself are not broken, so as to ensure the normal function of the condom.

Next, I'll walk you through the correct way to wear a condom:

1.Pinch the top of the condom and place it over the head of your erect penis. For the uncircumcised, the foreskin should be retracted before placing the condom.
2.Squeeze the top of the condom to release trapped air.
3.Unfold the condom all the way down the penis.
4.When you're done, hold the bottom of the condom as you withdraw to prevent it from slipping off. If your partner has a penis, they can remove the condom and throw it in the trash.

Condom Etiquette: Do's and Don'ts

Okay, so you've learned the basics of condoms, and below I'm going to take you through some of the Do's and Don'ts to make sure you have a safe, satisfying sexual experience.


Use water-based lubricants to avoid damaging the latex.
Use condoms when using insertion sex toys, especially when sharing sex toys.
Use condoms every time you have sex, even if it's a single session.
Find the best condom for you by searching and ordering condoms online.
Store condoms in a cool, dry place.


Never reuse condoms.
Don't wear a condom on a flaccid penis.
Avoid placing condoms in intimate apparel as heat and friction can compromise the integrity of the condom.
Do not use more than one condom at a time.
Although condoms provide effective protection, remember that condoms do not protect against every sexually transmitted disease. Skin-to-skin contact and oral sex can still transmit certain infections, such as herpes. Therefore, it is vital to get tested for STIs before and after contact with a new partner. If a condom breaks, don't panic. Seek professional help promptly.

Condoms play a vital role in having a safe and good sex experience. Having some knowledge about condoms can help you effectively prevent pregnancy or some sexually transmitted infections so that you can enjoy a safe sexual experience while staying healthy and happy.

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