Few things are more cringe-worthy than interrupting seemingly imminent sex to utter the words, “Do you have a condom?” but one of them is hearing your soon-to-be sexual partner answer, “Uhm… no”.
We get it. Talking about safe sex seems safely unsexy, and attempting to do so might lead to awkwardness or–the horror–no sex, so it makes sense to put it off… But putting it off can lead to the scenario mentioned in the first paragraph, aka the worst kind of sexlessness: horny, naked, already in bed.
Don’t worry. Negotiating your way into a wild, fun, super sexy and super safe sex session doesn’t have to be (that) awkward, and some might argue* it’s a necessary part of having a healthy sex life.
Here’s our advice.