“While this does not necessarily mean that you should panic if you accidentally swallow a condom (because you may just eventually poop it out),” Lee wrote, “it does strongly suggest that you should not inhale or swallow a condom.” We concur.Let the record show that while we pooh-pooh the media’s claims that condom snorting rises to the level of a “trend,” we urge anyone tempted to try it to think hard about the possible consequences, which could, in fact, be dire.In fact, statistics show that you may feel very alone and be inclined to keep the truth of your abuse to yourself.The reality is that teen dating violence is a serious and widespread problem and you are not alone.The latest challenge involves snorting a condom up one nostril, inhaling, and finally pulling it from the throat out the mouth.
These options can help to ensure your future safety and hold your abuser accountable for his/her actions.
The more likely reason was publicity surrounding a phenomenon that had gone viral a few months earlier, the so-called “Tide pod challenge,” which triggered safety warnings from poison control experts and led to a ban on videos of people eating laundry detergent.
As with the Tide pod challenge, the press went into full-on moral panic mode in their coverage of condom snorting.
They will ask you a series of questions about the abuse and try to paint a detailed picture of your situation.
In many cases, they may ask if you would like to press charges against your abuser for assault, battery, or domestic violence.