I was in Tuby Ruesday (as it became affectionately called after a few too many drinks) and I overheard a few guys talking about hooking up and things they consider deal breakers. The convo went something like this. All names created for ease of discussion.
Tom: When I'm hooking up, I want the girl with the cute friends and try to make it a group activitiy.
John: I want a girl who's gonna let the alcohol rule.
Mike: Yea, that's great, but who wants a girl with her own condom stash?
John: Whatcha saying dude?
Tom: A girl with her own condoms is cool. That means you've got more to party with.
Mike: Nah dude. If she's got her own stash that means she probably sleeps around.
::enter crickets again. a few stifled laughs and me with a WTF? expression::
John: Dude, you're an ass. Whadya mean she probably sleeps around? Safe sex is good. Safe and easy sex is even better.
Tom: Yea, if ya hooking up, you want it to be stress free and who wants to be all hot and bothered and then worry about condoms.
Mike: But that's not cool dude.
Okay, so by now my mind is going a mile a minute and I'm like, how dumb is Mike really? Being completely gobsmacked by the nonsense coming out of Mike's mouth that I continue to listen adn he tries to prove his point.
Mike: I mean if I'm hooking up and I'm at her place, I don't want her reaching into the drawer and going through an assortment of condoms. That makes her look easy and cheap.
John: Man, are you hearing yourself? You're a f*cking moron. If you're hooking up, the girl is probably easy in the first place dude, so you better be happy that she's got her own stash or you could get more than an easy lay.
::Tom and John high five. Mike ponders::
Mike: Yeah, but girls aren't supposed to be ready to hook up. We're men and we're sposed to be in charge and ready for the show.
I've now had my second beer and I'm trying to convince myself that the beer is taking control of my mental accuities and I"m really not hearing the crap Mike's spewing.
Tom: Dude with that attitude you shouldn't even be hooking up. You're too stupid to see and opportunity and take it.
John: Yea, and this way you get to either use more; if you can stay hard that long ::huge laughter:: or you'll have more of your own left for another time.
Mike: F*ck you! I don't care what you say. I don't want no girl who's got her own condom stash.
Fortunately, my friends joined showed up and saved me from anymore of the boylsheet that was coming from Mike. I couldn't believe he was that equally dumb and naive to think that the girls he was hooking up with werent easy and weren't smart enough to be responsible about their looseness. I replayed the conversation for my friends who shared in the concensus that Mike would be most likely to either get an STD or someone pregnant from a hook up.
It's sad that there are people who really think that women shouldn't have their own condom supply or might be offended by it. In this day and age, you can't be too careful with the person you're already in a relationship with let alone someone you're just hooking up with.
I'd rather see dead people than hear dumb ones.