Unlike most people, I keep condoms in my medicine cabinet. Why, you ask? Although I choose to keep my tucked away within an arms reach of the shower, a linen closet or cabinet under the sink would work just as well for storing condoms. Just be sure they are not near any tweezers, scissors, nail files or other sharp objects which could potentially puncture a condom wrapper. It may seem illogical, but water actually dries out the skin, which makes lubricants even more important than they normally are. Like skin, latex also dries out in water.
How to Have Sex in the Shower: A Safety Guide for Even the Clumsiest People
How-To: Have Safer Shower Sex
We cannot guarantee that the page will display correctly in your browser. Please visit us from Chrome, Safari, Opera or Firefox. Having sex in the shower with a partner sounds like something straight out of a movie. But is shower sex as easy as it looks? Naturally, when there are two people in the shower at once, getting bumped into that cold stream of air becomes much more likely. Crank the heating up to ensure the bathroom is cosy throughout. Similarly, shower gel is great for getting nice and clean before a big night out, but it does not make a substitute for lube.
Many TV shows and movies have steamy sex scenes that take place in the water — be it a pool, hot tub, or the ocean. Sure, the idea of sex in water is erotic and romantic, but how safe is it? If you're going to have sex in the water, you need to be aware of the risks and how to do it in the safest way possible. Here are five facts you need to know for safe, enjoyable water sex.
My boyfriend wants to perk up our sex life and has been coming up with ideas. He's keen for us to take a shower together, wash each other's hair and bodies, cover ourselves in soap suds and then have sex. He's really excited about this. He says he'll wear a condom as usual but what if it slips off? Can I still get pregnant from having sex in water?