Danielle, 20, the pill and not right now

You could protect yourself better if you pick and choose who you sleep with.

Lighter periods. Fewer periods. No pain. Going on the pill has definitely changed Danielle’s life.

Before the pill, Danielle’s periods were so bad that sometimes she couldn’t get out of bed on the first day of her cycle. Thankfully, that doesn’t happen now that she’s on the pill. And she’s fine not having sex too—after all, that’s one of the surest ways to prevent STIs and stressful, unplanned pregnancies.

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