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Quarantine Has Momentarily Changed How We Think of and Have Sex

I decided to investigate the current state of sex by answering three of the most dominant questions we have right now

Brooklyn Thomas
Apr 11 · 5 min read
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1. Will there be a baby boom?

Many people have joked and even predicted that in 9 months we will have a baby boom. After all, with everyone home, what else is there to do? However, the myth of “blackout babies” has long been disproven time due to many reasons, e.g. heightened anxiety, stress and being home with children putting a temporary shutdown on intimacy.

2. What constitutes as ‘safe sex’ during lockdown?

The meaning of “safe sex” has changed. Previously when discussed, it would refer to protection against unwanted pregnancies and STDs; however, with COVID-19, the need for safety has increased.

3. Can you have sex with someone who has recovered from COVID-19?

People have discussed the prospect of having a ‘COVID sex-buddy’ however according to doctors this is inadvisable for various reasons (risk from transportation to and fro households and limited data on viral immunity after testing positive for the virus).

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