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Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

Farting in front of a significant other can be embarrassing and unnatural at first, but studies show that once you get over the awkwardness of it all your relationship may be strengthened because if it. Yes, farts are gross, though sometimes funny in the right situation, ultimately it is an unavoidable part of life. In fact, the average person farts about fourteen times per day!

If you and your significant other fart in front of each other, you could be in it for the long haul. At least that’s the conclusion of a study done on relationships and farting in front of each other.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

“Passing gas in front of each other is a healthy sign that the two of you are comfortable in your relationship,” explains family therapist Gary Brown. He claims that couples that get ‘get over’ the initial embarrassment of passing gas in front of each other are more likely to stay together and live healthier lives.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

He also suggests that this elevated comfort may lead to a better sex life due to the decreased insecurities in each others bodies.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

“Being more comfortable with each other is likely to result in a willingness to play with less inhibition and fears.”

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

“A better sex life deepens the connection between couples resulting in a higher likelihood of sticking together when the times get tough.”

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship
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You may think it is bad mannered to pass gas in front of your significant other, but holding it in is not good either.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

Not letting those toots rip may come back to haunt you.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

A held in fart may be reabsorbed into the blood stream only to present itself a second time as bad breath.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship
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If that is not enough incentive to let your farts out, nothing is.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

Bad breath will lead to your partner resenting your affectionate kisses. This can be much worse than a temporary bad-smelling fart.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship
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Another relationship guru Cynthia Powell recently said, “Once couples get over the initial embarrassment of farting in front of a new partner, it seems to open up a whole new period of openness, honesty and trust.”

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

She goes on to say, “Ok, so I’m no gastrointestinal expert but I imagine lying in bed for a few hours and after indulging in marathon horizontal jogging — as all new couples do, must surely get the gases bubbling. And as they say, in a relationship you should never bottle anything up.”

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship
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So, let it rip next time!

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship

Your relationship will be stronger by not holding them in.

Recent Study Shows That Farting In Front Of A Partner Leads To A Stronger And Healthier Relationship
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You should not hold back in front of your partner. Not only could it be healthy for your relationship to let those toots rip, but it is also unhealthy for you not too! Break the strange social stigma of farting and embrace the fact that it is just a natural and unavoidable part of life. Don’t make it weird and go out of your way to do it though. Make it a natural part of life and at the least, you may get some great laughs out of each others farts.

So there you have it – a couple that farts together stays together.