Remember a year ago when everyone had to relearn the correct way to wash their hands? Before masks and ventilation, the government told you to sing Happy Birthday twice. (How young we were!) I remember one particular video doing the trick, with colored ink demonstrating the correct technique. And I remember thinking it was ridiculous having to tell people how to practice basic hygiene – until I read a CDC report that 69% of men did not wash their hands regularly. We hope that going through this pandemic has been a game-changer for good. So while we’re at it, could I also suggest the importance of washing your hands before plugging in?
And almost every orifice in a body is a warm, slimy, and welcoming environment for microorganisms. Even the most PG of sexual contact involves the exchange of some sort of bodily fluids. In fact, when you sum it up, a lot of common sex acts involve putting parts of your body into someone else’s body parts. And considering that your hands are some of your most important parts, they are brought into some very intimate spaces of your partner – spaces that are often fragile chemical environments with delicate pH levels that do not accept foreign bacteria.
It doesn’t really have to be a problem. “Chances are she will speak in her group chat about your havoc after hooking up. So I take it upon myself to say that any simple thing you can do to keep the dirt in your mind and not in your partner’s pieces is a very good and sexy thing to do.
But isn’t that a mood killer? you say, maybe imagining apologizing after taking your clothes off to rinse your hands in the bathroom sink. Honestly, if your date gets away because you took a moment to clean up, it’s definitely not you washing your hands that’s the mood killer. But just integrate it – taking a moment to apologize for using the bathroom in anticipation of an approaching mood is just good planning.
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Just as some may think that applying lubricant or handling a condom is a delicate enough interlude to keep the delicate mood from drying out and fading, we all skip it because it matters. for the health and comfort of everyone. So make sure your hands are clean before putting them on a body.
Would you like to suck your fingers after taking public transport, having a drink in a bar, walking your dog or going for a bike ride? I bet not, because you know the germs. Even when your hands aren’t doing as much activity, there’s still the possibility of hangnails, bleeding cuticles, and other small fluid leaks that don’t look serious until they come in contact with them. mucous membranes of another person. It is good to wash your hands before eating, and even better to do so before engaging in intimate contact with another person.
In the past, I have definitely asked my partners, do you mind washing your hands before starting / continuing? It’s not that I think men inherently have dirty hands that will immediately lead to some sort of vaginal rot. But I know the germs too. I’ve been thinking about these invisible fuckers a lot lately!
And while I don’t mind asking, a partner who thinks about prepping hands before going down would be incredibly attractive, sexy, and mood-enhancing, that’s for sure. Honestly, all of the caring gestures done on purpose with confidence are very, very sexy. I cannot stress enough the appeal of showing (not telling) your partner that you care about their well-being and pleasure. This can foster a sense of trust, which allows for greater vulnerability between the two of you, which in turn leads to great sex. And it can absolutely start with the crap you should have done like washing your hands.