5 reasons sex in the water is not as hot as you think

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No matter the weather, sex in water seems such a great way to add variety to you sex life. But, contrary to those sexy movie scenes, it may not be as easy to do as you think…

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It’s dangerous

If you knew how many people get injured as a result of slipping and falling in their bathrooms, you’ll know not to mess with a wet bathroom floor. Although you’ll be a bit safer with a partner, the practicality of holding a sex position in the shower or trying to fit in two grown people in a standard size tub should be interestingly challenging.

Invitation for infection

It could be in the shower, the bath or the pool, water provides the perfect medium for bacteria to breed and other nasties to swim into your vagina. You also have to deal with the harsh chemicals in pool water, and who knows how many live organisms and parasites are in that lake or other fresh bodies of water? Jacuzzi’s and heated pools even provide the warmth that bacteria needs to thrive. And have you noticed the mould harboured in some bathrooms? Need we say more?!

Risk of condom breaking

You are guaranteed many issues once you immerse that condom in water. And more liquid does not mean better lubrication, it just messes with the fit and may cause the condom to slip or break. Condoms and water don’t really work well together, and this makes it practically impossible to have safe sex in water.

You upset the balance

Anyone who has a vagina knows how blissful life is when a good balance of the vaginal flora is mantained. Upset this balance and you have to deal with a nasty yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. Doctors tend to advise against douching and such practices; and so getting soapy bath water in there, may not be such a good idea.

Causes friction

Water is a liquid, but does not make for good lubrication during sex. In fact, it can wash away your own natural vaginal lubrication and cause more friction instead. This can make sex in water uncomfortable.

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