Myth 1: Condom – remedy (protection feature) created for men and men are responsible for buying and using it only.
Fact. Far from it! At present, more than 30% of buyers are women. In addition, it is women who have to cope with major consequences of unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases - so if the partner uses a condom, you should invite him to do it!
Myth 2. Condoms reduce sensitivity.
Fact. Manufacturers use today high quality latex for producing condom, such products are very durable, flexible, reliable and sensitive. In addition, modern technology makes latex layer between two bodies so thin (literally microns) that it is practically not perceived by the senses - use thin and ultra-thin condoms for increasing sensitivity during intercourse. Additionally, you can use a lubricant water-based and silicone, they help eliminate discomfort and increase sexual sensations.
Myth 3. Condom dressing "kills" and spoils the mood of the "moment."
Fact. Your mood depends on you. Use a condom dress up as part of lovemaking. From wearing a condom much easier to relax, knowing that both of you are protected.
Myth 4: I hesitate to buy them.
Fact. You should not have any hesitation, because other people are doing it! Remember that to cope with the consequences of STDs or unwanted pregnancy is much harder than to say a magic word in the pharmacy. Especially now, in many pharmacies and stores you can find their own condoms on the shelves or near the cash register and just pay them.
Myth 5. They are broken all the time, and flies!
Fact. This is easily avoided by choosing the appropriate size of your condoms and clearly following the instructions for use! It is also important to pay attention to the expiration date printed on the package. Use extra lubrication, lubricants, they help reduce the risk of slipping and rupture of a condom during sexual intercourse.
Myth 6. Why use a condom if you can defend the pill?
Fact. The pill does that save from unwanted pregnancy, but it certainly will not help protect against STDs. Besides condoms can protect them except abstinence.
Myth 7. Unpleasant pain could be stimulated by using condom.
Fact. Far from it - modern means of protection are treated with special grease, and use them safely. If during sexual intercourse with a condom there was a pain - a sign of diseases of the genitourinary system, and you should consult with your doctor.
Myth 8. Sex without a condom is good for health partners, as the exchange of hormones.
Fact. Unwanted pregnancy, abortion or getting an infection - these are the possible consequences of unprotected intercourse. Are they good for your health?
Myth 9. I’m ashamed to use a condom, besides partner may resent the mistrust.
Fact. Fortunately, this myth himself slowly becoming obsolete, losing the past popularity. In addition, using a condom, you take care of the opposite partner, protecting it from unwanted pregnancy and possible infection carriers which you are.
Myth 10. The condom is not necessary to couples that do not alter each other.
Fact. This is not entirely true, because the infection can be picked up in a swimming pool, public bath, transport through unwashed utensils, etc. Using a condom will help protect a partner from was taken up by the disease. In addition, couples are not planning to childbirth, use of a condom is effective and safe way to control unwanted pregnancy.
Myth 11. Condoms can be used with creams and oils, petroleum jelly.
Fact. That this can not be done in any case. Firstly, because this may appear or allergic itch, and secondly, they have a harmful effect on latex. You can use only special grease, lubricants, water-based or silikovonoy (usually the same brand as condoms).
Myth 12. Condoms are not an effective method of protection against unwanted pregnancy.
Fact. This is not true, when used correctly and consistently condoms - an effective method of contraception! Basically, pregnancy are caused by failure to follow instructions, as well as the alternation of the use of condoms with ineffective traditional methods, such as, for example, coitus interruptus.
Myth 13. Pores condom can not hold immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and thus do not protect against of AIDS.
Fact. That's not true, that is confirmed by special studies. With regular use of condoms in a couple where one partner is HIV-carrier, the infection rate is less than 1% per year!
Myth 14. Condoms cause allergies.
Fact. Allergic reactions to condoms are quite rare. So the risk of allergic reactions to condoms made of natural latex is only 0.08%, and the nature of the reaction is usually very weak. If you do manifest allergic reactions, it is possible to avoid all trying to use condoms higher quality dermatologically tested and not on the condom latex-based (synthetic polyisoprene, polyurethane).
Myth 15. The most efficient use two condoms at the same time (wearing them on each other).
Fact. Using two condoms at the same time, on the contrary, increases the risk of transmission of STDs and unwanted pregnancies - in this case, there is a strong possibility that the condom breaks during intercourse as a result of friction against each other.