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Are You Comfortable Passing Gas In Front Of Your Partner?

Remember that Sex and the City where Carrie is lying in bed and a fart accidentally oozes its way out? There is a reason why everyone can relate to her mortification and that's because it's happened to the best of us!

What is your policy on farting and belching in front of your partner? Is it something that you can do in front of each other without feeling colossal humiliation or is it something that you prefer to keep private?

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Yoonyah Yoonyah 8 years
beautiful !!! if a woman takes it from behind, farting is inevitable - so what´s the problem ?
Christina362536 Christina362536 9 years
if it happened.. oops.. but we dont make a habit of it.. i much prefer for him to walk away and do it.. itsjust stinky :sick: !! lol!
kittycat kittycat 9 years
farting? no way! thats gross! anything else is fine between us! we'd laugh and say "aw...."
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 9 years
Everyone has to pass gas at some time, the difference between TYPES of people is how they do it. I'm proud to be a polite person. It's interesting to me how people are saying you're not being your true self if you can't pass gas in front of the people close to you. I consider being your "true" self who you are when you're NOT just in the comfort of people you know. I guess that means everyone - unless they go around farting in front of anyone - is never their true selves except when they're stinking up their friends' spaces.
Jinx Jinx 9 years
lol Bluejeanie! Bunbunhun, totally get what you are saying. I remember my best friend's boyfriend being surprised women fart, because his mother never did! LMAO How ridiculous. ------------------------------------------------------ Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. — Albert Einstein
Bunbunhun Bunbunhun 9 years
OK, I had to chime in. My mom's family is one giant gas factory (we swear it's in the genes), and if we had to run out of the room every time, we'd never see each other. ;) So, while I think it's a good idea to *try* to be polite about it, I don't think it's always feasible, and you shouldn't be villified for letting one go now and then. And not to offend anyone (I swear!), I couldn't help but hear some prim Victorian voice reading all those "I was raised with good manners" posts! :)
carbizkate carbizkate 9 years
My fiance does it all the time, but I would NEVER!!! I agree with everyone who says it's just simple good manners! Really, how hard is it to get up and do it somewhere else? I understand sometimes it just happens, but it's gross to make a conscious effort to push it out...especially in bed! I have made a no farting in bed rule for him...we'll see how long that lasts! :p
yayita yayita 9 years
:rotfl: hahahahahaa jeani
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 9 years
ahahahaha! I'm going to set that to music and it can become my special song with my hubby. Hey, I made chili for dinner, what do you expect?
Toronado Toronado 9 years
LMAO, Honey31. Sounds like a song lyric. I will fart around my boyfriend And he will fart around me Because out of love everlasting We let our air flow free.
t0xxic t0xxic 9 years
After letting him watch me birth his 2 kids why would I honestly care? ------ Jan 23rd 1:08 Am Weighing 7lbs and 7 oz and 19 inches tall!! Welcome to the world Nicky!
honey31 honey31 9 years
I will fart around my boyfriend and he will fart around me.
bluejeanie bluejeanie 9 years
yayita, yes. we are just that mature. but i learned my lesson: never feed the hubby curry again. :smelly:
PinkSparkleGrl PinkSparkleGrl 9 years
I agree with Thoia and MandyJoBo - I find it rude and I do not like to smell someone else's brand. There is something called manners. I deal with my boyfriends farts - but he was raised without the manners I adhere to. I do not think it is "being yourself" if you fart. I am not saying hold it in - go in the other room, get it out - make sure it doesn't follow you. If a fart slips out - oh well!
yayita yayita 9 years
LOL Jeani that is hilarious :rotfl:
bluejeanie bluejeanie 9 years
are you kidding? we chase each other down and sit on each other first. :smelly: hahahaha...
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 9 years
Farting is nasty! And its so embarrasing. As long as I can control it I never do it in front of hubby and we've been married 8 years!
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 9 years
it is Never OK
NNPW NNPW 9 years
I belch in front of everybody, guys, my friends, and family. But I will never fart infront of people.
controlledspin controlledspin 9 years
My fiance and I have to get ready at the same time in the mornings, or one of us would have to get up waaaay earlier, and we would rather sleep longer. It's just not something that weirds us out. It's not like I do it in his face or anything. LMAO
Miami-Gal Miami-Gal 9 years
I'd feel uncomfortable around anyone. I'd go to say it is a time thing, but then again, I was with someone for 6 years and I was never comfortable. I eat pretty carefully and don't experience a lot of gas as it is. My boyfriend tried to blame my dog the other day and we thought it was funny and I don't care if he does. He always announces he has to go to the bathroom and comes out grinning saying he really enjoys going to the bathroom. But I think guys have a thing for that as it is. LOL. I guess it depends on the person.
lemuse20 lemuse20 9 years
Haha... like the book, Everyone Poops. I wouldn't pass in front of my bf. Maybe when I'm married for a few years and he finally breaks the ice on that one, then it'll be perfectly acceptable, until then I'll be using Beano and excusing myself to the restroom.
dreamsugar dreamsugar 9 years
This is not a big deal. Everyone sh!ts and everyone farts. I don't go out of my way to press it out - but he sh!t happens :)
L7amiguita L7amiguita 9 years
Well said, MandyJoBo. :)
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 9 years
When I was younger, I would fart in front of my boyfriends and not care. Now I think it's gross and rude. Excuse yourself and go to the bathroom like a civilized human being! It's called MANNERS. Who says you can't be polite and still be comfortable? There comes a time when it's past being funny and/or cute and is just gross; a point when you don't need to prove how comfortable you are with each other. Then you'll start using the manners your mothers taught you, or wish you had used them all along. Or did your parents go around farting in front of each other and everyone else? Classy.
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