41. wHY wRAp IT? High risk of HIV and STIs isn’t a reason to give up sex. But it is a good reason to be careful. Always use a condom. Only condoms provide double protection. Managing the risks is simpler than dealing with HIV and STIs or an unplanned pregnancy. Be responsible. Talk about protection with your partner. Be in control of your sexual health and emotional well-being. Wrap it. Respect yourself. Respect your partner.