I can not figure this out, and would love your thoughts!
I just read this story on Nigeria arranging marriages based on positive HIV-status. Basically, to stop the spread of HIV, the solution is to pair HIV-positive couples together (they can say "no" to a potential mate), in hopes they will no longer spread HIV to others.
Health experts are saying this is a bad idea, for so many reasons. The solution they seek is: wear condoms when having sex!
I was surprised that people would rather be paired in marriage by the government...instead of wearing a condom?! When you think about it: condom-wearing lasts, what, a few minutes...or 10 minutes if you're lucky?! Marriage lasts, (in this scenario) a lifetime?! It just doesn't make sense to me that people are so against wearing a condom for a few moments that they would prefer to just be paired off for the rest of their life?!
My question is: what is the big deal in wearing a condom? Why are people so against wearing them?
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