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Author Topic: New Condom Design  (Read 592 times)

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Offline tednlou2

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New Condom Design
« on: April 08, 2013, 04:44:51 PM »
The creator and founder says he began looking for a different design, after he says he was infected with HIV in 1993 from a condom break.  If a better condom could be developed that gave you more sensitivity and was stronger, then that would be a good thing. 

Of course, raw feels better than wrapped.  However, I've known so many guys, who couldn't last 5 minutes with a condom on.  I have thought condom performance issues were psychological, for some, but also due to not wearing the right size.  Many buy the regular size, when they need a larger size, that won't cut off circulation. 

So, what do you think?  It looks like those hard plastic, flexible straws, to me.  Perhaps those ridges would feel so good, that people would prefer them over going bareback.  Although, I know the urge to bareback is more than just not liking condoms or being self-destructive.  We are programmed to want sex raw.  On a side note, I could see an issue for those who weren't cleaned out well, with this design. 

There is a video demonstration at the bottom of the article.  I just read 3 out of 4 people with HIV in Philadelphia are dx'd with having AIDS.  That is alarming.  Perhaps a new condom design could become fashionable, while also giving more pleasure?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/08/origami-condoms_n_3020314.html

This probably deserves a thread all its own.

http://www.thebody.com/content/70875/study-majority-of-new-hiv-cases-in-philadelphia-al.html

Offline mecch

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Re: New Condom Design
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2013, 05:46:24 PM »
Looks like a "fancy" femidom to me. 
Go to any condom boutique or good sex shop and theres a huge choice of "old-fashioned" condoms.  Just get the right size and thinness that makes it all feel pretty much fine.
But if this accordion reinvents the wheel, OK, I'll take some free samples, please.....

“From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need” 1875 K Marx

Offline Souledout

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Re: New Condom Design
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2013, 09:50:13 AM »
That looks weird and my first thought is that it's just not right. The video is interesting though and goes someway to allay the feelings of not rightness. I'd give it a go.
Infection sometime April-August, no noticable seroconversion symptoms
Not currently on medication
13/09/12 CD4 672 (33%) VL <40 (diagnosis date)
18/09/12 CD4 ?               VL 43
27/09/12 CD4 ?               VL 127
19/11/12 CD4 676 (38%) VL 959
03/03/13 CD4 642 (32%) VL 291
04/07/13 CD4 791 (33%) VL 26,437 (active cold sore, tooth infection)
18/07/13 ------retest------VL 3704
18/11/13 CD4 802 (36%) VL 65

 


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