By Kayleen Devlin and Rob Brown (BBC)
Almost half of 16-24s say they don’t use a condom when sleeping with someone for the first time. But why?
Trying to avoid a potentially awkward conversation just before having sex might have something to do with it.
But having ‘the condom chat’ is more important than ever, with a young person being diagnosed with a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) every four minutes in England.
Watch a short video here: Sex, condoms and having ‘that’ chat with a new partner