Would you rely on the 'withdrawal' method of birth control?

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Would you rely on the 'withdrawal' method of birth control?

northstar northstar
No idea how fertile we are, but no way!
04/19/2012
lustylusty lustylusty
The pullout method is less than 96% effective. lol. The first time I used the pull out method, I got prego. lol. (wasnt funny then btw)
04/20/2012
PeaceToTheMiddleEast PeaceToTheMiddleEast
Never trusted this method.
04/20/2012
Hallmar82 Hallmar82
Sperm cells are present in even in pre-cum but in a lower concentration. Withdrawl is UP to 90% but nowhere near as effective as pharmaceutical birth control.
04/20/2012
CollegeFun2014 CollegeFun2014
I would only trust it when I get married and thought about having kids. That way if something went wrong I would be okay with
04/22/2012
31 Flavors 31 Flavors
It's Russian roulette.
04/22/2012
Djiffy Djiffy
I'd rely on it if I wanted to get pregnant.
04/22/2012
Deeder Deeder
Did this for a long time with my husband (who was my boyfriend at the time). Eventually I did end up pregnant, but I'd say that was more my fault (for lack of a better term) because rather than going to clean up afterwards I just sort of rolled over and fell asleep.

That said, even if given the opportunity I wouldn't change a thing. We love our son too much!
04/25/2012
comatose-kitty comatose-kitty
XD no way
04/27/2012
Geogeo Geogeo
I can thank the pull-out method for my 8 month old niece! She's proof that it doesn't work.
04/30/2012
Melan!e Melan!e
I understand that this method could be reliable for those who do it right. But I don't use this method just because I am paranoid and not ready to end up pregnant. I use condoms and the pill. My mother ended up pregnant and had an abortion when she was my age and it ruined her relationship and will follow her forever.
04/30/2012
Bullfroggy and Rose Bullfroggy and Rose
that is crazy
04/30/2012
Darklyvan Darklyvan
Quote:
Originally posted by <3BF
According to planned parenthood, the 'withdrawal' or 'pull out' method is up to 96% effective if done correctly. I can see why this option would be attractive as it's 100% free, more intimate than say putting on condoms or ...
We do not rely upon this but when it comes to not minding getting pregnant but hoping to wait a while it is good enough.
04/30/2012
Arch600 Arch600
We have living proof the pull out method doesn't work!
04/30/2012
tigertiger tigertiger
Quote:
Originally posted by <3BF
According to planned parenthood, the 'withdrawal' or 'pull out' method is up to 96% effective if done correctly. I can see why this option would be attractive as it's 100% free, more intimate than say putting on condoms or ...
maybe it's effective IF it's done correctly, but it is harder to do correctly than other methods
05/14/2012
gsfanatic gsfanatic
The key is the bit about "do it correctly," which takes practice. Using other methods makes a lot more sense, especially since they tend to be more almost always work, as opposed to 1/4 failure rates.
05/26/2012
theavocadopit theavocadopit
Quote:
Originally posted by <3BF
According to planned parenthood, the 'withdrawal' or 'pull out' method is up to 96% effective if done correctly. I can see why this option would be attractive as it's 100% free, more intimate than say putting on condoms or ...
73% seems like more than I thought!
05/27/2012
Claire-Bear Claire-Bear
Wow. This is quite shocking to me that it's actually supposed to be effective. This method is unsettling to me. I wouldn't dare.
05/27/2012
Undecided Undecided
Nope I have NEVER done the pull out method wouldn't rely on it
06/03/2012
giftdgecko giftdgecko
This combined with the "rhythm" method would be fairly effective assuming you can know your body well enough to do it correctly, but that's basically impossible because your body is always changing
06/12/2012
P'Gell P'Gell
Quote:
Originally posted by Deeder
Did this for a long time with my husband (who was my boyfriend at the time). Eventually I did end up pregnant, but I'd say that was more my fault (for lack of a better term) because rather than going to clean up afterwards I just sort of rolled ...
A couple of things about withdrawal;

Like you said, not only do you have to "clean up" immediately, but it's even better if he comes no where near your vagina. Even when my husband comes in the back door, and we're using a dildo vaginally, he grabs something to mop up with immediately and we both get to work.

The woman has to be sure the man is actually pulling out before he even begins to orgasm. If the orgasm starts, some sperm may be released, and this first spurt is very fertile in most men, and carries a high risk of pregnancy. If one's male lover may not care if the woman gets pregnant or not, or actually wants her to get pregnant, or even isn't fast enough, or even can't tell when his orgasm starts, there is a higher risk of pregnancy. Guys who don't take this seriously won't pull out in time. (Deeder, this isn't for you. I'm guessing you had some semen seep in by not cleaning up, which can happen. I'm posting the others like this just for informational purposes.)

The man has to pee before he gets his erection before this round of sex. If any sperm is in the urethra from his last ejaculation; pregnancy is possible.

Both members need to be completely committed to the decision to use this method. From our experience, more experienced men tend to do better with this method, as they know intimately the "inevitable" feeling that occurs before orgasm and also more experienced men tend to be able to actually hold back while an orgasm is "in the pipe" and still not give in to the temptation to come inside.

Once both in the couple get used to it, it becomes second nature. My husband often pulls out, from habit, even when we are in our Safe Time. (I know I don't ever ovulate during my period, so we're "safe" then. Not all women have this surety about their ovulation cycle, and probably shouldn't rely on menstruation being infertile unless they know for sure. (The Basal Temperature Method will help you learn your ovulation cycle, if you have one, and if you ever ovulate during menstruation or not.)

It isn't for everybody. It isn't for young or sexually inexperienced couples or people, it isn't for people who absolutely should NOT get pregnant under any circumstance, and.... it probably is a really bad idea for Fuck Buddies and One Night Stands.
06/12/2012
Bodhi Bodhi
I think it can work. The guy needs to have excellent control though. I think a lot of the pregnancies resulting from it are teen boys who have no control.

I've used it before, and it worked.
06/12/2012
gloomybear gloomybear
NOOOOO im definately on the pill but i will say that my bf pulls out most of the time any way because for some strange reason semen makes my privates sting
06/13/2012
CindyH CindyH
Birth Control
06/17/2012
MaeGal MaeGal
I would never do it because you can't control pre-cum which can get your pregnant and I don't care for kids at this time. That and my sister had a teen pregnancy scare because she was using this method. I'll stick to the pill.
06/17/2012
authorzero authorzero
Definitely would not trust this.
06/17/2012
Peggi Peggi
Quote:
Originally posted by <3BF
According to planned parenthood, the 'withdrawal' or 'pull out' method is up to 96% effective if done correctly. I can see why this option would be attractive as it's 100% free, more intimate than say putting on condoms or ...
I would NEVER use this as a form of birth control. I have 4 friends who used this and all became pregnant, and several classmates in high school used this (we were taught abstaining from sex, therefore most of us started having sex early and got pregnant) and many of my classmates were unable to graduate due to unplanned pregnancies. Because the swimmers often come out to play before the actual orgasm, I find that this is the MOST unreliable method of birth control.

I'd rather pay for my birth control than risk doing it for free and spend as much as a Ferrari in child needs later on.
06/17/2012
KrissyNovacaine KrissyNovacaine
I hate this because sperm can be found in precome also.
06/18/2012
mistressg mistressg
I've done this, but not as a sole method of birth control and I would never recommend that. I've been on the pill anytime I've done that, so it's mostly been to have easier clean up than anything.
06/18/2012
digit88 digit88
Quote:
Originally posted by <3BF
According to planned parenthood, the 'withdrawal' or 'pull out' method is up to 96% effective if done correctly. I can see why this option would be attractive as it's 100% free, more intimate than say putting on condoms or ...
dont trust it
06/18/2012
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