I don't want her messing with her hormones just yet. Also she says she tried it and it upset her abdomen. Maybe if it was a girlfriend I want to spend the rest of my life with, we could think about proper planning. Right now I don't mind using condoms for a week. Durex don't smell bad anyways :)
I find it surprising that women aren't on the pill whether they have sex or not foreboding any medical condition that causes someone to react to it. It helps to alleviate and mitigate a whole range of women's health issues the least of which is for birth control. Helps keep hormones in check. I know a lot of women who take it just for that reason. Doctors recommend it as well.
I use to be on birth control, fucked with my emotions and made me depressed. Copper IUD now, works well and you don't have to think about it. Some guys have said they could feel the wire (not copper, there's a fishline-ish string that hangs out), other's don't.
i don't want my girlfriend to have chemically induced false periods every month. I don't want her at an increased risk of all kinds of health problems. stroke?! clots?! and if you smoke? forget about it!
my woman's health is more important. I prefer methods of contraception that don't fuck with her chemistry...
I don't think you should expect them to be on birth control. But seriously, that shit is awesome. Periods without cramping that only last a few days and are very light? No acne, ever? Bigger boobs? Birth control is just like a beneficial side effect. Also, everyone opposing medicine that fucks with your system, I guess you've never taken any kind of medicine in your life? Do you also oppose vaccinations? What about the use of artificial hormones in meat?
#1 has a valid point. You need to worry only about a window in time around ovulation. One week is a borderline but 10 days is definitely enough. It's all about the couple being able to talk about normal bodily processes.
I'm a girl, I'm on the pill and it has improved my health. For one, I had PCOS and it's helped my symptoms. Acne, gone. Period pains, gone. And I get the added bonus of feeling more protected when I have sex.
I think males who say "I don't want my girl on the pill" is just as bad as one saying "She needs to be on the pill." it's different for everyone, and you two should talk about it before coming to a conclusion. In the end, it is up to her.
I'm on the pill for myself. You are responsible for your own sexual health and I wouldn't be offended if my SO asked me to be on it because I'm not looking to get pregnant any time soon either. And for all those ladies that said the pill was horrible, you have to realize that each pill works differently for everyone. I went through 3 different types of pills until I found one that worked for me. (One of the pills I was on contributed may of contributed to my feelings of depression a few years back.)Medication has side effects folks. I just think the pros greatly outweigh the cons in this situation.
BIGGER BOOBS FTW. And yes, this is a chick who used to be flat chested.
I'm taking a birth control pill now too, and no side effects at all...You just gotta find the right one, and I was lucky; I found the right one on my first go. I'm already paranoid enough about teen pregnancy even with birth control. In this case, the pros GREATLY OUTWEIGH the cons. BC pills can also prevent ovarian cancer.
When you take BC, consult a doctor always. A lot of scary stuff can result from sex, so it always helps to have someone educated hold your hand. Will your SO be there to hold your hand if YOU become pregnant? Think about it. Protect yourself.
@5 Sex doesn't feel "good", it feels great! It also has known positive health effects and sex using birth control responsibly reduces pregnancy risk considerably. Check this out http://www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/guide/10-surprising-health-benefits-of-sex
@14 MY WOMAN MINE OOG OOG
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