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Heddi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-05 11:47 AM
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3. I hope this happens during my fertile years
I'm a woman and have been on hormonal contraceptives since I was 18 years old. First, it was The Pill for several years, then DepoProvera for the last 6 or 7.

I'm married, and both my husband and I are pretty certain we want to remain child free for the rest of our lives, but not sure enough for us to get clipped and stiched--that's why i'm on BC.

I would LOVE to give my body a break from the estrogens and progesterones it's been given for the last 12 years. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

I understand that alot of people (single, young, not-so-monogamous) would be warry about whether a guy REALLY took his pill, but there's quite a few young women out there (single, young, not-so-monogamous) that aren't strict about taking THEIR pills either--I was one of them, and that's why I switched to Depo---I would forget to take a pill, then forget that I forgot, remember 4 days later and ....ooops...that's too long of a stretch to just pick up where you left off.

I'm married and in a terminally monogamous relationship. I don't worry about my husband trying to sabatoge me or our future by saying 'yeah, I took the pill' or 'yeah, I got the shot" when he didn't. And MILLIONS of other men and women are in our situation---whether married, or just long-term committed couples.

I think this is great, and it should have been something developed A LONG FUCKING TIME AGO.

I just hope it comes around while I'm still....fertile...so that we can at least use it for a while just to be able to tell our kids that we did.
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  -NIH Gives U of Kansas...$7.9M Grant to Develop...Male Contraceptive Pill HuckleB  Jun-23-05 11:04 AM   #0 
  - I think this answers the question, "What's the Matter w/Kansas?"  Mabus   Jun-23-05 11:08 AM   #1 
  - No prophylactics allowed?  HuckleB   Jun-23-05 11:18 AM   #2 
  - I hope this happens during my fertile years  Heddi   Jun-23-05 11:47 AM   #3 
  - "Single, young, not-so-monogamous" folks...  HuckleB   Jun-23-05 11:51 AM   #4 
  - Well of course  Heddi   Jun-23-05 12:08 PM   #7 
     - What we need is something like the plastic slip-covers you put on sofas  IanDB1   Jun-23-05 03:36 PM   #23 
        - Hey that sounds like a reuseable Female Condom  Heddi   Jun-23-05 08:38 PM   #26 
  - yeah, I had to give up the Pill because of migraines  gkhouston   Jun-23-05 12:38 PM   #8 
     - I thought about getting an IUD  Heddi   Jun-23-05 02:34 PM   #15 
        - if you ever get tired of Depo-Provera, they have  gkhouston   Jun-23-05 03:39 PM   #24 
        - Well put.  TheWraith   Jun-23-05 08:59 PM   #27 
           - Oh completely!  Heddi   Jun-23-05 09:42 PM   #29 
  - It's about freakin' time!  Dora   Jun-23-05 11:52 AM   #5 
  - THEY ARE TRYING TO KILL MY SWIMMERS!  matcom   Jun-23-05 11:53 AM   #6 
  - The question is: Can they get them all?  HuckleB   Jun-23-05 12:53 PM   #9 
     - And, can they get them all without permanent damage in the future?  Heddi   Jun-23-05 02:42 PM   #17 
     - Indeed.  HuckleB   Jun-23-05 02:44 PM   #18 
     - I dunno. They look kind of tough...  IanDB1   Jun-23-05 03:34 PM   #22 
  - I thought all the men in Kansas were abstinent  Ezlivin   Jun-23-05 12:57 PM   #10 
  - I wish.  TheWraith   Jun-23-05 09:01 PM   #28 
  - Kansas indeed  realcountrymusic   Jun-23-05 01:27 PM   #11 
  - The researchers are there, already working on it.  HuckleB   Jun-23-05 02:11 PM   #12 
  - Lay off Kansas, alright?  Scout1071   Jun-23-05 02:17 PM   #13 
  - take it easy  realcountrymusic   Jun-23-05 08:27 PM   #25 
  - I guess I didn't get the memo. n/t  put out   Jun-23-05 10:39 PM   #30 
  - Well, this will confuse the Fundies! How will they maintain their  leesa   Jun-23-05 02:27 PM   #14 
  - I know many men who would use it  Heddi   Jun-23-05 02:39 PM   #16 
  - They won't even let teen girls get vaccinated against cervical cancer  IanDB1   Jun-23-05 03:32 PM   #21 
  - This will help men be able to protect themselves from being "trapped"  Marnieworld   Jun-23-05 03:28 PM   #19 
  - Every Sperm is Sacred  IanDB1   Jun-23-05 03:28 PM   #20 
 

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