After all, you use them to protect yourself from STIs and if you're having P-in-V sex an unintended pregnancy , and their effectiveness is priority number one. But pleasure is a prio, too, and some of the best condoms on the market can actually enhance a woman's experience, says sex therapist Debra Laino. Textures are a big bonus when you're using a condom—some condom brands offer ridges or studs, which can create different, pleasurable sensations, Laino explains. Try one—or a few—until you find a favorite.
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Problems with the fit (size) of condoms are really common.
Here at America's Condom Superstore, we have been asked this question weekly for almost 20 years now. Out of all the hundreds of condom we sell, the smaller condom brands continue to be one of, if not THE most popular condoms we sell online. If you are wondering why, well it is kind of obvious.
Are you using condoms that are too big, too tight — or past their expiration date? Don't let these common contraception missteps cause a blunder in your bedroom. Studies show that plenty of men slipup with this contraceptive standby. Condoms are a very effective and inexpensive form of birth control and STD prevention. But if you use a condom incorrectly, it could result in a number of problems: An unwanted pregnancy, a sexually transmitted disease — even erectile dysfunction.