It is important to use condoms during sexual activity to protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancies. However, there are some situations where it may be okay to go without a condom. Here are some examples:
In a monogamous relationship: If you and your partner have been tested for STIs and have a mutually monogamous relationship, you may decide to go without a condom. However, it is important to have an open and honest conversation with your partner about your sexual history and to get tested regularly to ensure that you are both STI-free.
When using alternative forms of contraception: If you are using another form of contraception, such as birth control pills, an IUD, or a contraceptive implant, you may choose to go without a condom. However, it is important to remember that condoms are the only form of contraception that provides protection against STIs, so it may still be a good idea to use them as an added layer of protection.
When engaging in sexual activities that do not involve genital contact: If you are engaging in sexual activities that do not involve genital contact, such as mutual masturbation or kissing, it may be okay to go without a condom. However, it is still important to practice good hygiene and to wash your hands and any sex toys before and after use.
When both partners are comfortable with the decision: Ultimately, the decision to go without a condom should be a mutual one between both partners. If both partners are comfortable with the decision and have discussed the potential risks and consequences, it may be okay to go without a condom.
It is important to remember that going without a condom can still carry risks, even in the situations listed above. It is always a good idea to practice safe sex and to use condoms to protect against STIs and unintended pregnancies.