Have you ever had — or wanted to have — sex in a public place? It's a common enough fantasy and movie trope , but why do people like to have sex in public so much? Is it just the thrill of possibly getting caught? Or is there more to it? For instance, if sex in a car counts as public, then confession time I've definitely had it sorry mom and dad.
ROMPING in a public place appears to be more popular than ever but it could mean your collar is felt by the strong arm of the law rather than a lover. Whether lovers do it in public because they can't at home, enjoy the thrill of maybe getting caught or even if they just get carried away by the moment, they should be aware that nookie in the open air can land them in trouble. There are a number of laws that could result in an arrest, such as outraging public decency contrary to common law, behaviour that is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to other users contrary to the Public Order Act , offences of exposure, and sex in a public toilet. However, police have adopted a more softly-softly approach in recent years and will probably only get involved if members of the public complain. Chris Ashford, professor of law and society at Northumbria University, told the BBC that police have to strike a balance between policing isolated locations where bystanders might stumble across public sex with responding to public concerns. As a rule of thumb, you're probably fine in an extremely secluded location, but expect to have your collar felt if you get busy on a crowded beach. Outraging public decency is committing an act of such a lewd character as to outrage public decency the nature of the act has to be proved before the offence can be established , and the act must have taken place in public and could have been seen by two or more people.
But how often do we actually hear the nitty-gritty details of how we might actually achieve those things? Bustle has enlisted Vanessa Marin, a licensed sex psychotherapist based in San Francisco, to help us out with the specifics. Q: My boyfriend has always wanted to have sex in public. How can I give him that thrill without risking getting caught with our pants down? Airplane sex is a great example.
Katy Thorn August 23, Defined on its surprisingly steamy Wikipedia entry as sexual activity taking place not in an entirely private context, having sex in a public place can be a great way to inject a sense of adventure into a raunchy experience — but are you in danger of being arrested? My boyfriend has always loved the thrill of having sex outdoors, like on hikes or bike rides out to the country. Are we committing a crime? Our answer: nope.