Is it Safe to Have Sex During the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

In these tough times of coronavirus and social distancing, many people are wondering if it is safe to even have sex in your own home right now during the pandemic.

The novel coronavirus is spread by direct person to person contact or by aerosol droplets (in the air) from people that are within six feet of each other, which you can inhale. You can also pick it up from contaminated surfaces, if you touch something infected and then touch your face without washing your hands first. So, sex can contribute to spreading the coronavirus, as you will be close enough to someone naked and are also most likely kissing and breathing heavy. However, Covid-19 is not directly contracted from having sex.

The coronavirus is a respiratory virus, so it can be transmitted through your saliva and intimate contact, but it is not directly transmitted genitally.

So if you are a couple living together, should you still have sex while the shelter in place quarantine is still in place? If your partner has COVID-19 and is in isolation then the obvious answer is that you should refrain from having sex, and you should be staying in separate bedrooms according to the CDC.

If you or your sex partner does not have COVID-19 and does not display any coronavirus symptoms, and neither of you have been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 or has any reason to believe you might have the virus, most doctors currently agree that you can have sex.

But you still may not know if someone has coronavirus, so being sexually active can still involve some risk of getting the virus yourself. So to play it safe you should follow some simple common sense guidelines before sex to help reduce the risks associated with having sex during the coronavirus lockdown.

  • Only have sex with a partner you live with who does not have the virus, or displays any symptoms.
  • Do not have sex with anyone who lives outside of your home. Sexual contact with someone you don’t live with puts you and others at risk of coronavirus.
  • Masturbation will not spread the coronavirus if you wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before and after sex, being sure to also clean any sex toys used
  • Use condoms and dental dams while performing oral sex to reduce contact with saliva

You should also avoid sex if you or your sex partner has any medical condition, including but not limited to diabetes, lung or heart disease, any type of cancer or if they have a weakened immune system (HIV), because this could lead to a more serious illness caused by the novel coronavirus.

Still a little worried or unsure if you or your partner has Covid19? We can’t blame you, especially with the current state of the federal government and its utter refusal to help with nationwide Covid-19 testing. You can play it safe by sexting with your partner, or even exchanging nude pictures and sexually suggestive videos on your smartphones. If you have the need to look outside your home for sex, do it virtually. Try the free text sex chat rooms at NastyChat, free explicit web cam sex chat rooms at, private sex cams at, or for non-sexual communication you can check out the free online dating community with video chat rooms at

Women Who Don’t Masturbate Are More Likely to Go Through Early Menopause

A research team at the University College London released results of a study showing that people who engage in sexual activity weekly have a lower risk of entering early menopause, or entering into menopause before they turn 40. The sexual activity includes having oral sex, masturbation or sexual touching.

The 2,936 participants in the study ‘US Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)’, were asked questions about their sex life including how often they had different kinds of sex in the last six months, and if they had gone through menopause. The average age of the subjects was 45.

The study found that of those who people who were having sex at least once a week were 28% less likely to have already gone through menopause than those who were having sex less than once a month.

According to one author of the study the findings suggest the body looks for physical cues to understand whether a pregnancy is likely, and whether it should stop “wasting resources ovulating” and channel its energy into raising and looking after grandchildren.

The findings support “the Grandmother Hypothesis,” the idea that mothers live long beyond their childbearing years in order to help their children raise more children.

having sex once a week lowers the chance of early menopause
Having sex at least once a week lowers the chance of early menopause. Image by Brandon Roberts

Anthropology PhD candidate Megan Arnot told, “Menopause originally evolved in humans to reduce reproductive conflict between different generations of females, and allow women to increase their inclusive fitness through investing in their grandchildren.”

Arnot said that one of the most surprising findings was masturbation’s relationship to early onset menopause, which suggests that even subtle signs of stimulation play a role.

While the study is the first to establish a link between menopause and sexual activity, more research needs to be done to find out whether or not sexual activity directly delays the process.

6 Good Ways to Avoid Any Unwanted Sexual Infections

  1. Bedroom Best Practices to Avoid Any Unwanted Infections  

    Emily Morse, the founder and host of the Sex With Emily podcast, told, “Go for the triple play when it comes to preventing infection: wash up, wrap up, and flush out.”

    The doctor of human sexuality continued, “First, before any touching starts, make sure both you and your partner have clean hands — especially under the nails. Next, use a condom, for obvious reasons. Finally, make sure to pee before AND after penetration to ward off UTIs. Of course, you can also suggest some shower sex to maximize cleanliness.”

    Psychologist and sex expert Antonia Hall added important tips that everyone can do to help avoid unwanted infections from sexual activity:

    • Wash Your Hands Prior to Getting Intimate
    • Pee Before and After
    • Don’t Do Anything Else After Anal Without Cleaning Up First
    • Avoid Oral Sex With Unfamiliar Partners
    • Wear a Condom During Sex
    • Wash Up After Sex (and clean your sex toys right away)


Amy Smart Defends Sexual Harassment Allegations by Her Husband’s Former Makeup Artist

  1. Amy Smart Defends Husband Carter Oosterhouse Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations  

    The 41 year young star of Just Friends star, Amy Smart, addressed the accusation made by her husband’s (HGTV star Carter Oosterhouse) former makeup artist, claiming he coerced her into performing repeated acts of oral sex while working on the series Carter Can in 2008.

    Amy Smart said in her long Instagram message, “When you are in a CONSENSUAL RELATIONSHIP, then you need to take responsibility for engaging in that and not play victim.”

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