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Challenging Myths

There are many myths surrounding relationships and sexual health.  Challenge your knowledge with our quiz.

It is safer to use two condoms at the same time rather than one?

TRUE FALSE

Whether it’s two male condoms or a male and female condom, using two condoms is not better than one as they are more likely to break. Only use one at a time.

Whether it’s two male condoms or a male and female condom, using two condoms is not better than one as they are more likely to break. Only use one at a time.

You can get pregnant the first time you have sex.

TRUE FALSE

Pregnancy is always possible even if it is the first time a girl has had sex. If a boy and a girl have sex and don’t use contraception, she can get pregnant, whether it’s her first time or she has had sex lots of times.

Before you have sex, talk to your partner about contraception, and make sure you’ve got some. 

A boy can get a girl pregnant the first time he has sex with her. If you’re female and have sex, you can get pregnant as soon as you start ovulating (releasing eggs). This happens before you have your first period.

Pregnancy is always possible even if it is the first time a girl has had sex. If a boy and a girl have sex and don’t use contraception, she can get pregnant, whether it’s her first time or she has had sex lots of times.

Before you have sex, talk to your partner about contraception, and make sure you’ve got some.

A boy can get a girl pregnant the first time he has sex with her. If you’re female and have sex, you can get pregnant as soon as you start ovulating (releasing eggs). This happens before you have your first period.

You can’t get pregnant if you have sex standing up.

TRUE FALSE

Pregnancy is possible from any sexual position. The truth is, there’s no such thing as a "safe" position if you’re having sex without a condom or another form of contraception.

There are also no "safe" places to have sex, including the bath or shower. All that's needed is for a sperm to meet an egg.

Pregnancy is possible from any sexual position. The truth is, there’s no such thing as a "safe" position if you’re having sex without a condom or another form of contraception.

There are also no "safe" places to have sex, including the bath or shower. All that's needed is for a sperm to meet an egg.

You can’t get pregnant if you are on your period.

TRUE FALSE

A girl can get pregnant during her period, she can get pregnant at any time of the month if she has sex without contraception.

Sperm can survive for several days after sex, so even if you do it during your period, sperm can stay in the body long enough to get you pregnant.

A girl can get pregnant during her period, she can get pregnant at any time of the month if she has sex without contraception.

Sperm can survive for several days after sex, so even if you do it during your period, sperm can stay in the body long enough to get you pregnant. 

If a girl is on the pill you still need to use a condom 

TRUE FALSE

Using contraception protects against pregnancy. Using condoms as well also protects against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Using contraception protects against pregnancy. Using condoms as well also protects against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

If you pull out before you come she can’t get pregnant 

TRUE FALSE

Pulling out the penis won’t stop a girl from getting pregnant.

Before a boy ejaculates, there's sperm in the pre-ejaculatory fluid (pre-come), which leaks out when he gets excited.

It only takes one sperm to get a girl pregnant. Pre-come can contain STI’s, so withdrawing the penis won't prevent you from getting an infection.

Pulling out the penis won’t stop a girl from getting pregnant.

Before a boy ejaculates, there's sperm in the pre-ejaculatory fluid (pre-come), which leaks out when he gets excited.

It only takes one sperm to get a girl pregnant. Pre-come can contain STI’s, so withdrawing the penis won't prevent you from getting an infection.

A boy will have pain if he doesn’t have sex often.

TRUE FALSE

Not having sex doesn't harm boys or girls, and a boy’s balls will not explode.

Boys and men produce sperm all the time. If they don’t ejaculate, the sperm is absorbed into their body. Ejaculation can happen if they masturbate or have a wet dream. They don’t have to have sex.

Not having sex doesn't harm boys or girls, and a boy’s balls will not explode.

Boys and men produce sperm all the time. If they don’t ejaculate, the sperm is absorbed into their body. Ejaculation can happen if they masturbate or have a wet dream. They don’t have to have sex.