You’ve had several delightful alcoholic beverages; your hair hasn’t looked this good in months and the young attractive person in front of you is looking at you with lust in his or her eyes. Tonight is definitely the night. You get home, you light your favorite scented candles, turn on the appropriate playlist and head for the bedroom.
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One problem: your dog is sprawled across the bed staring at you with the same judgmental eyes your mom used to give you in high school. The sad part is, your dog does this all the time and there’s nothing you can do about it. Right? Wrong!
Fear not dog lovers! Your dog will never interrupt a booty call again if you follow these simple rules:
- Get used to kicking them out of the bedroom
Don’t feel bad. It’s your sex life and it’s important to set ground rules for your dog.
- Learn to say no
If your dog is type of animal to physically stand between you and your lover, tell them no! You want to make out with your boyfriend andnobody should stop that!
- Crate train your dog to set boundaries in the bedroom
Dogs actually like the comfort of a crate if they’re trained properly. It’s a sense of comfort for them and will give you and your partner the room to get frisky.
- If you’re in an exclusive, long-term relationship and your partner ignores you for the dog, it’s time to have a little chat
You come first, the dog comes second, always.
- Call a pet-babysitter
If you’re looking to re-connect with your partner and need a weekend get-away, don’t feel guilty. It’s healthy to leave the dog with a sitter and take the weekend for you and your lover.
- The dog can sleep in your bed on special occasions but it shouldn’t ever become a regular sleeping arrangement
You will have less sex because of it. Period. So go out there and spice things up in the bedroom but kick the dog out. Nobody needs to see what goes on in there but you and the other lucky lover.
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