Hear real people share their very real experiences with different methods of birth control.
IUDGeorge, 22, IUD
"It’s one less thing to worry about, which is really awesome."
Sep 29, 2014 Updated: Jun 24, 2015
George’s girlfriend uses the Mirena IUD. He likes how easy it is, how it feels better than some other methods, and that it’s always there.
Women often wonder if guys can feel an IUD during sex. According to George, he does feel the strings, but it’s painless and doesn’t get in the way at all.
Johanna, 28, IUD and emergency contraception
"The likes far outweigh the don’t likes."
Evelyn, 28, IUD
"My partner does not feel the strings."
Daria, 20, IUD
"The actual insertion did not bother me at all."
Tabitha, 20, IUD
"Day through day, night through night, I’m covered."
Elsa, 25, IUD
"It’s hassle-free. You don’t have to deal with it for a decade."