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    see i am currently 17 and are still a virgin. i want to buy condoms so that i am fully prepared when the day comes that i loose my virginity. however i have a question that i wiuld like answered:

    i understand that i can buy condoms at any age but feel to embarrassed to walk in and hand them over the cash desk. so that led me to the plan of buying them from those machines in the gents loo. however ive heard roamers that they are not safe and can be very old is this true?

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    I've never heard that to be the case with the machines but all condoms have an expiry date, and you should always check to make sure the condom is still in date.

    There are a couple of other options as well. If you have a debit card, you can get them online. Sites like http://www.britishcondoms.co.uk/ are reliable. You can also buy them from supermarkets that have the self checkout tills so you don't have to see or speak to anyone when you're buying them.

    There will be people on here who will say if you're mature enough to be having/thinking about having sex then you should be mature enough to handle buying condoms I do understand why you feel embarrassed about it, but you really needn't be. It's a perfectly normal (and sensible) thing to do, and no one is going to laugh at you or look at you weirdly for buying them!
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    I think the best thing to do would be go to a supermarket, put it in amongst all your other shopping and hence no embarressment.
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    go to a local family planning clinic, they're free from there
    or get a C card, you can get them for free from boots with it

    i wouldn't get the ones from the gents loo to be honest, you don't know how long they've been there
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    not only do the ones in the loos have variable use by dates, they rip you off to the extreme. If youre under 25 I think, you can get free condoms from the family planning clinic/brook clinic. They aint bad and because its a specialist centre that must give these things out all the time, you can be sure they dont really give a **** that youre asking for them.
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    Buy them at a supermarket with a self service checkout?
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    I can never understand how someone could be embarressed when buying condoms. It shows you're getting some, I'm always proud.
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    Just don't buy them with a bottle of vodka and a cucumber. Then you get dirty looks.
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    Is it always the guys that buy them?
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    I don't think it's always guys who buy condoms no. I've heard of girls buying some to stick in their handbags for a night out in case the guy doesn't have any and is a little drunk?

    Hmm...

    Also, I work in a Sainsbury's supermarket and I have to sell couples and individuals alike condoms all the time, I just ignore them and put them through as if they were any other item. Nothing to be embarrassed about I think. Just imagine you don't have them!

    OR go to somewhere like a 99p store where the people who work there don't speak any English if they speak at all and they'll probs sell them to you with minimal fuss in among a load of other bargain trash!
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    Use the self help counters at Tesco.

    Job jobbed.
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    I once served a guy in Tesco's who bought Jack Daniels, whipped cream and a 6 pack of condoms.
    I couldn't resist... "Have a good evening."
    "Oh, I will".

    Brightened up my evening
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    go into a savers or similar and buy a range of them from ribbed to ultra safe. hell even buy different brands. stroll up to the counter chest puffed out and purchase said rubbers.

    once home experiment with each of them so that when the day comes when you lose your v you will know what condom you like

    you'll smile like they did in the old adverts
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    Lol, I've never bought a condom in my life. I get loads for free from the local family planning clinic. All of them will give you condoms for free
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    (Original post by Lukely)
    I don't think it's always guys who buy condoms no. I've heard of girls buying some to stick in their handbags for a night out in case the guy doesn't have any and is a little drunk?
    Sluts :hmmm:
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    Yeah, family planning clinics are ideal - but like others have said - you should stick your chest out and be proud - after all, if you're buying them it implies you're gonna get laid... and as someone else said - people that work at checkouts etc are usd to selling them all the time! It's completely natural
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    Don't bother buying them - get them from the family planning clinic. They see a lot of stuff in there, handing you a pack of condoms is going to be the least embarassing/memorable thing of their day.
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    (Original post by verylucky)
    I once served a guy in Tesco's who bought Jack Daniels, whipped cream and a 6 pack of condoms.
    I couldn't resist... "Have a good evening."
    "Oh, I will".

    Brightened up my evening

    haha thats brilliant
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    Have you lost your virginity yet? ...I'm 17 now and ive already lost my virginity to a girl who had her own condoms. They were female condoms or something...Did you like yours?
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    We are not in America idiot
 
 
 
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