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Withdrawal: Why "I Won't Come Inside You" Isn't Good Enough

Why "I Won't Come Inside You" Isn't Good Enough

What is withdrawal?
Is withdrawal reliable?
Can withdrawal prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

What is withdrawal?
Withdrawal is supposedly a method of birth control, but it's extremely unreliable. During sexual intercourse, the boy tries to pull his penis out of the vagina before he has an orgasm. The idea is to get his penis out before he releases any sperm. back to top

Is withdrawal reliable?
You can't rely on withdrawal for birth control. It fails every 1 in 5 times. This means that 1 out of every 5 times you have sex, it won't work. Semen will be left in your vagina and you could get pregnant or catch a sexually transmitted disease. It fails so often because it's very difficult for boys and men to pull out right before reaching orgasm. They believe they can control when they have an orgasm. But often they can't and ejaculate into the vagina. Also, many guys release a small amount of fluid from the penis even before they have an orgasm. This fluid can contain sperm. back to top

Can withdrawal prevent sexually transmitted diseases?
No, withdrawal does not protect you from sexually transmitted disease. Only condoms can help to prevent sexually transmitted diseases. back to top

Last Modified Date: 4/4/2001
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