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My boyfriend’s a heavy smoker, and it makes his cum taste really awful. I know it’s the smoking because it tasted way better after he quit for a few months last year. Aside from obviously quitting, is there anything he can do or eat that will make it better?
Sarah: I’m not going to cast aspersions about the nature of your relationship, but have you thought about, oh I don’t know, not swallowing? I mean, barring the presence of an actual gun to your head (in which case, the taste of the semen would be the least of your problems), who says you have to imbibe his foul-tasting jizz? If you’re trying to avoid a mess, which do understand, then just keep a box of Kleenex close at hand and let him know, with care and respect, that you’re not going to choke down any more bowling alley-flavored baby juice until he gets his habit under control. Otherwise, tell him to load up on fresh fruit and chlorophyll-rich (bright and dark green) veggies, which are both natural deodorizers of the whole body.
Debby: Probably not. Cigarette smoking is, as you know from personal experience, linked to less pleasant odors and tastes, including of semen. Of course, beauty (and taste) are in the eye of the beholder but many people would agree with you on this. There are certain ideas that sugary and watery fruits like pineapple might enhance the taste of ejaculate, though it’s never been studied. And there is certainly no data on whether it can counteract the icky effects of cigarette smoke on semen, but it may be worth a try. Another option is to not swallow. Your boyfriend gets to choose whether to smoke or not and you also get to make choices, including whether to swallow or not. If you haven’t yet shared this new piece of info with him, you might: not only is smoking not great for taste, but cigarette smoking is also linked with erectile problems later in life.