I will rather opine that, a man should ask God for counsel, pray and then act accordingly.
Next to God's word, there is no more precious treasure than holy matrimony..
Onan enjoyed sex, but rebelliously prevented its natural result, the conception of a child.
Matured comments and respondsifysimple: In the Catholic Church, it is a sin to use condom and withdrawal method. Once you re ready to marry and attend marriage course, you shall be taught natural way of family planning which is billings method.danielmichael: Ive been so doubtful if using condom during sex in marriage is cool or not or is a sin against the bible..is dis rilly making sense..
Matured comments and responds Daninya11: To be honest with you op, the issue of birth control - use of contraceptives, condom and withdrawal is a major concern in the Christiandom..
However, it seems that this is not the case (please, note the emphasis on seems) Onan was prematurely withdrawing from sexual intercourse with his new wife, Tamar.
This is a form of birth control still practiced today (coiitus interruptus per Latin - or should I say Catholic - parlance). He was now the oldest son in a tribe that was supposed to be fruitful and multiply in fulfillment of God's promise to Abraham.