In other words, you certainly could buy female condoms instead of male if you wanted and keep them on hand to use for partnered sex if you have a preference for female condoms.
Easy as pie.
(Too, really? Male condoms actually inhibit sexual sensation and response less than most methods of female contraception, so given how many women use things like the pill, I think it's pretty misplaced to make condom comfort about women not giving men a break, rather than just addressing the fact that nearly all methods of contraception and safer sex create some barrier when it comes to changing sensation for one or both partners.)
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Also, the female condom is 79% effective against pregnancy with typical use, whereas the male condom is 86% effective with typical use, which means, if you are trying to prevent pregnancy in the most effective way while using condoms, it would be a better idea to use male condoms, which are usually more readily available anyway.
Hey Jenny...just a reminder that we all got different preferences when it comes to safer sex so while the female condom might not be the best thing there is for you, this doesn't mean that it won't also for another person. Not all people are turn off by the female condom or else no one would be using it ! :)
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