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Elegant Weapon
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(10-08-2017, 12:20 AM)
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I wonder how many people get checked up every 3-6 months or whatever it is and actually exchange paperwork with their partners before having sex?

It seems like most people probably just put on a condom a go, right?

A lot of posting seem concerned with others knowingly spreading infections, but I'm pretty sure that most STDs come from people who don't even know they have them.

So I'm wondering how often do you check your status and have that conversation with the people you intend to have sex with beforehand? Or do you leave it up to the other person to know their status and bring it up only if they know they have something?

Does anyone get checked up with their partner before every new sexual relationship?
Greigor The Fellhand
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(10-08-2017, 12:24 AM)
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Always ask, if they lie from day one then that relationship won't last
Lashley
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(10-08-2017, 12:25 AM)
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Ask
Escape Goat
(10-08-2017, 12:26 AM)
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Itís 2017. Know your status and talk about it.
B-Dubs
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(10-08-2017, 12:27 AM)
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Ask, but always use a condom unless it's something long-term and there's trust.
Fulminator
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(10-08-2017, 12:28 AM)
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No idea if I have any. Me and my gf don't use condoms (which is irresponsible, but they make me numb :/), but she is my first partner. Dunno her status either but I know she's slept with others before me. Haven't had any issues though so I assume she's clean. Should probably both be checked sooner rather than later though.
jwk94
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(10-08-2017, 12:28 AM)
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I ask and use a condom. Screw getting an std.
sphagnum
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(10-08-2017, 12:29 AM)
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I've been with the same woman for six years so there's no need. I asked when we started going out though.
Knuckle Sandwich
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(10-08-2017, 12:29 AM)
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Status never really came up when I was single... Just used a condom and have fun. I got checked like twice a year maybe.
Arcana Wiz
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(10-08-2017, 12:29 AM)
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Condom. Always.

1- I dont trust someone easily
2- They can have and dont know
3- Their test can be outdated or didnt do the 6 months later test
O.N.U.S.
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(10-08-2017, 12:30 AM)
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Just use a condom. Tho I've had my dumb moments when I i was younger. Came out unscathe 😅
Galang
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(10-08-2017, 12:31 AM)
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I've always asked when it was a hookup, but never someone I started dating.
GreatestHits
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(10-08-2017, 12:31 AM)
Asking doesn't mean shit if you're randomly hooking up. People will lie. But if you know them, or even have a relationship with them, then you can probably get their "status" on this subject.

So to summarize, that's why STD's still run rampant : P
Elegant Weapon
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(10-08-2017, 12:40 AM)
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I've had seriously one woman in life ask me to get checked up before having sex. Other than that, it's just been use a condom and go. Obviously with head, condoms are very rarely used
GameAddict411
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(10-08-2017, 12:42 AM)
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Does asking really matters? Just think about how easy it is to say that they are tested and negative. Unless they provide medical documents proving their status, I wouldn't believe anyone. Oh, I also would like to note that STD take weeks if not months to show up on a test. Particularly HIV and Hep B. The latter show very strong acute symptoms in adults, where HIV could have no symptoms to mild flu like symptoms.

Rule of thumb is to always use condoms unless it's a long term relationship or marriage where there is established trust. You hate condoms? You are playing with fire, and you are fully responsible if you become positive with something nasty. It's that simple.
Elegant Weapon
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(10-08-2017, 12:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by GameAddict411

Does asking really matters? Just think about how easy it is to say that they are tested and negative. Unless they provide medical documents proving their status, I wouldn't believe anyone. Oh, I also would like to note that STD take weeks if not months to show up on a test. Particularly HIV and Hep B. The latter show very strong acute symptoms in adults, where HIV could have no symptoms to mild flu like symptoms.

Rule of thumb is to always use condoms unless it's a long term relationship or marriage where there is established trust. You hate condoms? You are playing with fire, and you are fully responsible if you become positive with something nasty. It's that simple.

That's why I also asked how often people get checked out with new partners?

Also, condoms don't really prevent everything. They only cover the shaft of the penis, the other exposed skin could pass diseases.

The best way to avoid stds really is not having sex at all
Xe4
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(10-08-2017, 12:47 AM)
I don't have causal sex, and am always in a relationship with those I have sex with (or will be soon). The topic of STD's has always come up long beforehand.

I'm sure if I did have casual sex, I'd ask. It's one sentance, and can't hurt. If they want to get upset, they're not really the type of person I'd want to be around anyhow.

Regardless, I always wear a condom.
liquidtmd
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(10-08-2017, 12:48 AM)
If I like someone enough to hookup, I like them enough to ask.

Ask.
Hollywood Duo
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(10-08-2017, 12:49 AM)
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Par Score
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(10-08-2017, 12:54 AM)
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You only live once, and life's too short to spend it actively making sex worse.
The Lamp
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(10-08-2017, 12:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Par Score

You only live once, and life's too short to spend it actively making sex worse.

But if you're irresponsible with sex, you could be a bioweapon making other people's lives worse.

I exchanged literal paperwork with my partner a few times for the first 6 months of our relationship.
GameAddict411
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(10-08-2017, 12:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by Elegant Weapon

That's why I also asked how often people get checked out with new partners?

Also, condoms don't really prevent everything. They only cover the shaft of the penis, the other exposed skin could pass diseases.

The best way to avoid stds really is not having sex at all

True, but it still significantly limits transmission even with std that could transfer through skin. Sex is always risky, and it's why you should be picky.
GameAddict411
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(10-08-2017, 01:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Par Score

You only live once, and life's too short to spend it actively making sex worse.

But with your logic you actively making your life and the life of your partner(s) much worse. It's really a balanced system of taking risk vs reward.
Massive Duck, C.M.
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(10-08-2017, 01:05 AM)
No point in bullshitting, be responsible

Originally Posted by Par Score

You only live once, and life's too short to spend it actively making sex worse.

So possibly make your own life and others worse and shorter

Sounds good
massoluk
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(10-08-2017, 01:06 AM)
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Condom always, shit is permanent bro.
Aiustis
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(10-08-2017, 01:08 AM)
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If I wasn't in a committed relationship it would be always condom. Or a new relationship would be condom until they got checked. But been with the same person for 5 years so no.
Earthbound64
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(10-08-2017, 01:10 AM)
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Do you ask your partner about STDs before having sex

Yes.
tr4nce 26
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(10-08-2017, 01:14 AM)
I was a needle user so I made sure I got tested for a wide range of things. I'm open and honest about my past with my GF so I told her that I got checked. I would feel really bad if I had something and infected another person.
Kthulhu
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(10-08-2017, 01:16 AM)
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I don't have a ton of experience, but condoms are a rule until we get tested.
CDX
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(10-08-2017, 01:16 AM)
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Ask. Even if there isn't always a smooth way ask, and it sometimes can be awkward ask. I always ask. I usually bring up my recent clean test results.

Also use a condom too.
kunonabi
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(10-08-2017, 01:23 AM)
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I wont mess around unless her and I get checked out first.
Metroxed
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(10-08-2017, 01:59 AM)
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Always a condom, even in long term relationships.
NoblesseOblige
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(10-08-2017, 02:00 AM)
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No, I work in a hospital so I just look it up.

I don't actually do this.
GameAddict411
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(10-08-2017, 02:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by NoblesseOblige

No, I work in a hospital so I just look it up.

I don't actually do this.

Joking about abuse of power nice.
bman94
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(10-08-2017, 02:09 AM)
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Condom always, regardless of any situation.
but to be fair I've only had 3 partners in my life.
Pai Pai Master
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(10-08-2017, 02:10 AM)
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I always ask.
Crossing Eden
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(10-08-2017, 02:11 AM)
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Communication is the key to a successful relationship. Sex included.
Forward
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(10-08-2017, 02:18 AM)
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Masturbation and monogamy are a winning combination for any libedo.
Brawly Likes to Brawl
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(10-08-2017, 02:18 AM)

Originally Posted by Par Score

You only live once, and life's too short to spend it actively making sex worse.

I don't like sex so much that I'm willing to potentially dive in head first into incurable illnesses.
Ri'Orius
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(10-08-2017, 02:27 AM)
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Condoms always. Have never asked.
mdubs
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(10-08-2017, 02:33 AM)
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Good practice is to ask, and sign a consent form for both parties before each instance.
Lactose_Intolerant
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(10-08-2017, 02:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by mdubs

Good practice is to ask, and sign a consent form for both parties before each instance.

I hate getting cease and desists letters when we break up
Dreams-Visions
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(10-08-2017, 02:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Arcana Wiz

Condom. Always.

1- I dont trust someone easily
2- They can have and dont know
3- Their test can be outdated or didnt do the 6 months later test

All of this.
always crazy bacon
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(10-08-2017, 02:41 AM)
Condom and go.
curiouscharles
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(10-08-2017, 02:44 AM)
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gotta see them test results before you get down yo.
manakel
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(10-08-2017, 02:50 AM)
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Ask AND use a condom (except for oral)
Forward
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(10-08-2017, 02:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by manakel

Ask AND use a condom (except for oral)

Why not for oral?

Herpes does not discriminate heads.
manakel
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(10-08-2017, 02:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Forward

Why not for oral?

Herpes does not discriminate heads.

I knowww 😩 last time I got tested, the nurse gave me flavored condoms to try out. Itís just not ideal (though neither is herpes I suppose...)
PS3GamerKyle
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(10-08-2017, 02:58 AM)
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My hand never asked
Elegant Weapon
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(10-08-2017, 02:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Forward

Why not for oral?

Herpes does not discriminate heads.

For that matter, are you guys asking people before you kiss them on the lips or they go down on you if they get colds sores?

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