BIRTH CONTROL/CONDOMS : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

Hey, don't forget this very important subject! If you and your significant other still plan on having sex after this New Year's Eve, better make sure you have plenty of condoms in case you can't get your birth control pill prescriptions filled. If possible, have your doctor prescribe 3 months worth for you towards the end of this year. I'm very serious about this, you guys! The only other option is abstinence and that would make us all UNhappy campers, right? It may turn out that sex will be the last thing on our minds if we have to focus on surviving the drastic change in our lifestyles. Hopefully, things won't get that bad.

-- Julie Stansbery (, April 23, 1999


Julie there are three other options: Self control (not listed in any recent text); "Self serving" scenarios; and , finally , "mutual gratification" societies, best limited to two (consenting) adults ! RR

-- Rash Rooster (, April 23, 1999.

If the problems associated with y2k extend for any lengthy period of time, forget the latex and pills -- you'll run out.

Alternatively, consider THE NEW NO-PILL NO-RISK BIRTH CONTROL by Nona Aguilar (Macmillan, 1986). In effect, this proven method involves carefully watching the lady's secretions and planning "relations" to avoid the 24-hour period in which conception can take place -- it works out to an abstinence period of only 6-8 days per month.

6-8 days monthly is a whole lot shorter than "forever", there are very interesting side-benefits when both partners are working together.....

BTW, making love on the "fertile" day increases the conception rate dramatically, so for couples that have had a problem, this book also offers practial advice and hope!

Haven't checked, but you could probably find the title on or B & N.

(Don't know the author, don't get a dime from sales. Don't know why this simple FREE approach isn't widely known or taught....)


Anita Evangelista

-- Anita Evangelista (, April 23, 1999.

My old lady is due to pop in about 2 weeks. immediatley afterwards i'm getting her spade, too many mouths to feed as it is. i'm still stocking up on condoms though, might be good for barter or sumthin

-- jed (, April 23, 1999.

Since I have had a vascectomy (damn it still hurts when I think about it), I was considering a career as a gigolo.

-- Tony Orlando (, April 23, 1999.

Or you could just have sex the Lewinsky/Clinton way-no fear of pregnancy that way...OH, did I just say that??? Shame on me! As far as the "rhythm method", described by another poster; you know what they call people who use this method? Parents.

-- madeline (, April 23, 1999.

Great point Julie thank you. In addition, I highly recommend a copy of the "The multi-orgasmic male". This taoist {the tao} practice teaches control over the prostate and hence ejaculation, when combined with knowledge of a women's cycyle it can very effective, particularily useful when the lack of technology becomes a problem. I must add that the improvement in pleasure for both is like going from crawling on your hands and knees on shattered glass to driving your favourite vehicle :)

-- Will (, April 23, 1999.

Hey Julie! I'll bet there will be a lot of guys reading your post and think that your husband is a lucky guy! I'm 63 and still young enough to chase my best friend and wife around the bedroom! And many times she chases me!

My ex-wife was just the opposite! We had a waterbed that froze in the middle of the summer. The waterbed I have now boils over several times a week! When the electricity goes off during Y2K, a lot of marriages will get better sexually!

One good thing about getting old, you don't have to wear a raincoat while you do it!

-- freddie (, April 23, 1999.

When I first read this... "still young enough to chase my best friend and wife", I thought you meant your best friend + your wife... LOL

-- WebRNot (, April 23, 1999.

And there's always the "poop chute"

-- A (, April 24, 1999.

A, I'd rather do without.

-- grossed out (I, April 24, 1999.

No, madeline, the modern NFP (Natural Family Planning) methods have nothing whatsoever to do with the so-called rhythm method. They are based on solid science and are as or more effective than any artificial birth control method.

The method can be used by the rich and the poor, the scholar and the illiterate. It's free. It enhances communication between the couple about their sexuality. And there are no unpleasant side effects. It works.

It's the best kept secret on the planet.

-- David Palm (, April 24, 1999.

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