Embarrassing Questions: Is It Normal to Fart During Sex?

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Embarrassing things happen during sex -- including farts! We act surprised when a fart shows up like it's an uninvited guest. Like, "what are you doing here? I thought you lived next door."

But really, farts are normal. I mean, sex puts a lot of pressure on your rectum. And if you've got gas in there and your anus isn't strong enough to hold it in, the party gets a little farty. There are a couple of things you can do to keep the farts away. Figure out what foods make you gassy and avoid those on date night. Beans, dairy, and certain vegetables are common troublemakers.

Also, work on strengthening your muscles down there with pelvic floor exercises, like Kegels. Or, you could just decide that farts are your friends. This is just the way your body reacts during sex -- It's normal -- so own it. Tell your partner if they hear a little toot, it just means you're having a good time.