Toilet seats, semen and bleach

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MigueLMichaeL
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Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby MigueLMichaeL » Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:06 am

Recently my female cousins went to our house for dinner since my grandmother lives here and they wanted to check up on her due to the pandemic. While they were here I decided to masturbate since I have problems with overthinking and wanted to relieve myself of this stress. I forgot that they were here and accidentally came on the toilet seat. I cleaned it with not only bleach but also with laundry detergent. I was hoping to wait it out for 20 minutes but they mightve used the restroom only 5 minutes after I used it. Is it safe for them to use the restroom?

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Re: Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby Amanda F. » Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:00 pm

Hi MigueLMichaeL,

Totally safe! Bleach is a very powerful disinfectant and would remove any semen that was on the toilet seat.

Just so you know, semen on a toilet seat is generally not something that could cause harm to another person (or pregnancy). Semen, like other bodily fluids, has to come in contact with genitals or other mucous membranes (like someone's mouth) in order to cause any potential harm due to STIs. That said, it's very thoughtful of you to want to keep the space clean for your family and you did the right thing by cleaning up after yourself.

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Re: Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby MigueLMichaeL » Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:10 am

Thank you for replying! I feel better than I did when I asked this question but there's still a little bit of worry in me, so I just want to specify what I did. I poured bleach on it then water, then bleach again, then water, after that I wiped the seat with a face towel. It wasn't that dry but it was close. Maybe I'm still paranoid since I think that the bleach would have diluted due to the cold water. Is it still okay?

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Re: Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby Sam W » Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:48 am

Hi MigueLMichaeL,

That does not change the answer. Since you mention you have problems overthinking, does that happen in multiple parts of your life? Or does it only happen with things related to sex?

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Re: Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby MigueLMichaeL » Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:10 am

Thank you Sam for responding! Sadly it affects me more than ever due to this pandemic. I've been overthinking since my first experience with pregnancy scare just this February and now I feel like it's getting worse because I have to think about the virus outbreak. That's why I'm so glad for discovering this site since my girlfriend lives with me and my family because of the quarantine. Sadly her mother is an active frontliner and that's her only family. My previous posts on this board all center around my previous pregnancy scares within the quarantine and I am so thankful for all the help you guys have given me :))

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Re: Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby MigueLMichaeL » Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:16 am

Oh and also maybe for just a bit on reassurance, does sperm die within the first contact with bleach?? Thanks again sorry for basically repeating the same question but surely after this I won't think about it anymore.

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Re: Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby Amanda F. » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:51 am

Hi MigueLMichaeL,

We've already answered that question above.

I'm so glad you're finding Scarleteen helpful! Since you're worried about pregnancy scares, what do you think about stepping back from sexual activities that make you feel anxious for a little while? I know that can be a tough decision to make, but if you're engaging in activities that end up making you feel anxious, is that affecting your overall mental health?

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Re: Toilet seats, semen and bleach

Unread postby MigueLMichaeL » Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:24 am

Actually my girlfriend and I have agreed upon her decision on stopping the pill. She says that it gives her bad moods swings. I might ask about this more on a new post :)


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