To think this is a stupid idea.

(30 Posts)
SomethingProfound Fri 18-Jan-13 19:08:57

Will try and keep this short, basically for the past three years I have been using the contraceptive implant, which has now run out. I have decided to go on the pill as the implant caused me to gain weight and I find the pill works a lot better for me.

So obviously I have to wait for my first period before starting the pill, I have explained this to BF and said that we will have to use condoms until I can start taking the pill again. Now he is less than enthusiastic about this and has suggested just pulling out.

AIBU to think this a really stupid idea and be really angry with him for having such a cavalier attitude towards this?

Eskino Fri 18-Jan-13 19:10:33

Explain to him gently that's how babies happen

fairylightsandtinsel Fri 18-Jan-13 19:11:36

YANBU but I am sure you know that. "no" is a complete sentence.

ClippedPhoenix Fri 18-Jan-13 19:12:49

YANBU.

His idea is indeed stupid and arrogant.

OurPlanetNeptune Fri 18-Jan-13 19:13:07

he is dim and daft!

expatinscotland Fri 18-Jan-13 19:13:43

YANBU. He's being a tool.

carabos Fri 18-Jan-13 19:14:20

Would he be more enthusiastic about abstinence? Tell him if it isn't on, it isn't on. grin.

catgirl1976 Fri 18-Jan-13 19:15:05

Maybe show him some stats

YANBU

BumpingFuglies Fri 18-Jan-13 19:15:44

Perhaps he doesn't quite understand? You'd be surprised how many men think this works.

Why be so harsh?

Is this his way of saying 'lets have a child together'?

Tell him "cover it or keep it to yourself"

CaptainVonTrapp Fri 18-Jan-13 19:16:47

Explain that this will significantly increase the likelihood of pregnancy. Tell him you would have it. Ask him "how would you feel about this?"

YANBU it is a ridiculous idea (unless he secretly wants to be a Father)

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SomethingProfound Fri 18-Jan-13 19:31:03

I really do think he understands the risks, when he suggested it I said to him that it would greatly increase the chance of me becoming pregnant. I think he just really hates using them and is letting that cloud his judgement. I know that in the grand scheme of things this is not a major problem but it really wound me up.

Yes I do think he wants to be a farther and we have discussed it but are both in agreement that it is not piratical for at least two years.

I will be insisting that everything is bagged up before we DTD.

MooseBeTimeForCoffee Fri 18-Jan-13 19:37:48

I present 12 month old DS as evidence his theory is incorrect grin

ecuse Fri 18-Jan-13 19:39:45

Adding my 20mth old to the evidence for the prosecution grin

ErikNorseman Fri 18-Jan-13 19:41:04

Piratical grin

YorkshireDeb Fri 18-Jan-13 19:44:16

And my 4 month old ds. Along with a few friend's children too. This is only really a sensible method of contraception for couples who are ready for a baby & happy to just relax & see what happens. If you're not in that place yet offer him either condoms or abstinence to choose from. X

SomethingProfound Fri 18-Jan-13 19:45:41

Erik yes that should say practical blush

catgirl1976 Fri 18-Jan-13 19:46:57

Maybe start buying some "bits" for the baby he is clearly looking to have

A few Mamas and Papas catolgues around the place might work better than the stats I suggested upthread smile

NatashaBee Fri 18-Jan-13 19:47:45

Is he 12? I don't think he is accepting of the risks, so much as thinking 'it won't happen to me'...

CitrusyOne Fri 18-Jan-13 19:47:58

My OH thought that was an option. SIX WEEKS POST C-SECTION.

I played the 'hormones' card and cried and shouted lots.

emmam25 Fri 18-Jan-13 19:49:41

Add my 13month old and 29week bump to the evidence that not all forms of contraception are equally effective! :D

schoolgovernor Fri 18-Jan-13 19:51:12

Oh well, no penetrative sex for a while then eh?
He's being an arse. Show him this thread.

catgirl1976 Fri 18-Jan-13 19:55:54

Since it is Friday, may I be the first to suggest this would be an ideal time for bum sex?

grin

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