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Should I use a condom in a monogamous relationship?
Posted on: 12/17/2006
my boyfrined and i are managimis relationship so there is no chance of std's so i was curious....I just started karive today and my boyfriend really doesnt like condoms so when would it be safe for us to have sex with out one
I always recommend use of condoms. However if you and your partner are definitely in a monogamous relationship (and will remain so!) and if you have been tested for STDs including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Human Papilloma virus (HPV), HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, Chlamydia, herpes - and are both negative for all these, then there would be a low risk of transmitting any infectious illness. Also remember that oral sex can also transmit several STDs - so a monogamous relationship is to also include not having oral sex outside the relationship.