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Can you have sex when you have your period?

i personally think it's disguisting and so does my hubby he waits patiently for that week to go by but i was talking to a friend and this topic got brought up and she says they have sex all the time when she's on her period they just put a towel down and go at it. so i was wondering how many moms auctually have sex when they are bleeding?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Sep. 24, 2008 in Health

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  • Generally no. we have on a rare ocassion if it wasn't heavy. but generally I'm too uncomfortable and don't feel sexy at that time of the month.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:17 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

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  • Only once. DH seemed rather "into" it. I wasn't thrilled. Like I said, "Only once!"
    To each his (her) own (said the old lady as she kissed the cow)!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:27 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

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  • I have more with my ex, but my SO and I have a few times. We just wait until it's really light, near the end, and use a condom. He doesn't really mind if it's not getting all over him. lol!
    rae.of.sunshine

    Answer by rae.of.sunshine at 4:38 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

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  • Um...yes...lol.

    I just don't do it myself because it'd leave a huge mess!
    Honeybun09

    Answer by Honeybun09 at 7:21 PM on Dec. 10, 2009

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  • having sex during your period is no big deal. it's not gross. it helps relieve cramps. doesn't leave that big of a mess
    tanper29

    Answer by tanper29 at 8:25 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

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  • Towards the end, with a towel to save the bedding... sure
    It really not that messy, bc your body kind of stops bleeding a little when your natural lube kicks in.

    Man... this is one of those questions where it would be nice for everyone to get to be anon.
    I don't really get the NASTY comments... I having sex with MY DH, nothing nasty about it.
    Niki_sd

    Answer by Niki_sd at 2:09 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

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  • Me personally NO, I think it's gross. I feel gross at that time.
    sweetheart5703

    Answer by sweetheart5703 at 4:32 AM on Oct. 15, 2010

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  • OMG that is so NASTY!!!!!!!!!!!! when you are having your period is the time when your body is cleaning itself! That is not sexy or anything like that to have sex while you are on your period.  my husband would go crazy of i told him that i wanted to have sex while on my period. I think anyone who actually does this is nasty!!!!!!!!!!


    sticking out tongue

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:05 PM on Sep. 24, 2008

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