Skylar. Age: 30.
That little piece of latex can help protect you from pregnancy and STDs—so make sure you're using it the right way. Here's a bummer stat: Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have reached an all-time high in the U. Inmore than 1. Gonorrhea was atcases, up 13 percent; and almost 24, cases of syphilis were reported, an increase of 19 percent.
Halle. Age: 22.
How To Use A Condom For Maximum Safety And Pleasure
Skip navigation! Story from Sex School. Sophie Saint Thomas. You might think you've mastered the art of putting a condom on a partner or yourself after sex ed in school, but when it comes to handling one IRL, things can get complicated.
Elizabeth. Age: 23.
How do I put on a condom?
The rest of them put it on after some genital contact or took it off before they finished. This is a big problem, because any skin-to-skin genital contact can lead to STIs. So put it on right at the beginning, and keep it on until you're finished.
Back to Your contraception guide. Condoms are the best way to protect yourself against sexually transmitted infections STIs and unwanted pregnancy. During sex, male condoms are worn on the penis to prevent semen sperm entering the woman's vagina when the man ejaculates comes.