August 22, 2017

“Not Right Now”

Also known as abstinence, “not right now” basically means no vaginal sex. If you stick with the program, you are guaranteed to not get pregnant.


  • The only 100% method!
  • You must stick with the program. It requires a lot of self-discipline.
  • Protects against STIs if you avoid all sexual activity.

How to Use It

Basically, don’t have vaginal sex. If you can make a conscious, deliberate decision to do that every day, then this is a good method for you to consider.

Side Effects

Pros Cons
  • Doesn’t cost a thing
  • Never causes side effects


  • Can be difficult to maintain
  • Hard to stick to the plan if you’re drunk