Ladies (and gentlemen), whenever you’re giving someone a blowjob, there comes a time where you gotta decide where the semen is gonna go. Is it gonna go down the drain, or down your esophagus? The question – spit or swallow? – has apparently become a normal thing for people to ask each other nowadays, and there always seems to be pressure around swallowing – it might even be why you’re reading this article now. There’s this belief that people who swallow are better at sex, while the people who spit are prudes. And there’s a sort of pride among people who like to proclaim that they do swallow. Today, we’re gonna be discussing the age old question: Spit or swallow?
Are there any health risks of spitting or swallowing semen?
It’s always important to talk about the possible risks when we’re talking about sex. Like many other sexual acts, there’s always a risk of contracting or transmitting STIs when you’re having unprotected oral sex. So, make sure to have an honest conversation with your partner about possible STIs and ask them to test for it beforehand. And if you have any open wounds in your mouth or throat, this can also increase the chances of transmission. For many people, they see oral sex as something more casual than penetrative sex, hence they don’t feel the need to talk about STIs before sex. But there’s always a risk, and better safe than sorry!
You might be allergic to semen. Okay, it’s a small possibility. It’s called seminal plasma hypersensitivity, and it’s a rare allergic reaction to proteins found in a man’s semen. Some of the common symptoms are redness, swelling, pain, itching, and blisters in the mouth within 10-30 minutes of contact with sperm. So yeah, make sure to keep your medication on standby in case you get a reaction when you’re swallowing new semen.
What about the benefits?
The truth is, there are no real health benefits to swallowing semen. However, there was a study that showed a possible mood-boosting effect after contact with semen. Though there is no exact way to tell whether semen has a direct correlation with improving one’s mood.
The reality is, when it comes down to it, you won’t have a lot of time to decide whether you’re gonna spit or swallow when you’re on the spot. So…
If you were to spit:
Chances are, if he’s a gentlemen, he will warn you when he’s about to ejaculate “I’m gonna come!”. At this point, you can grab a tissue or a towel and spit it there. Or, you can do the trick a lot of pornstars do. Basically, some of them will do this thing where they pretend to swallow, when they’re actually just dribbling the cum all over their mouth and on the penis. Sounds gross and messy, but quite effective! Running to the bathroom right afterward can be a lil awkward, and it could ruin the mood. So if you don’t wanna swallow but you also don’t want yo man to feel bad about it, just do one of the above.
If you were to swallow:
There’s no harm in swallowing, and it can be quite romantic for some, and extremely HOT (that is if you’re really into the guy). So just get yourself mentally prepared, don’t gag (too much), and just let it slide down your throat. It’s gonna be just as easily digested as any other food.
The Bottom Line
Whether you’re spitting or swallowing, there’s one golden rule: if he doesn’t wanna kiss you after, DUMP HIM!
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