The Most Common Locations To Have Sex In Public, According To A New Survey

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Some people get a huge thrill from having sex in public places, but the places they're choosing may surprise you. A new study from Dr. Ed, an online doctor, asked 500 Americans and 500 Europeans all about their sexual preferences and activities — and there were some interesting insights into where we like to have sex al fresco.

But if you are someone who likes to get frisky in public, it's important to be careful. I know it can be fun, and there are a lot of potential turn-ons that come with having sex in public, including "the risk of getting caught, the thrill of performing and being watched, and the excitement of doing something taboo," Astroglide's Resident Sexologist Dr. Jessica O'Reilly tells Bustle. Just make sure you're not, you know, actually getting caught or traumatizing anyone. It's really easy to end up with a pinecone stuck to your ass and shame in your heart. Or so I've heard.

That is why I was really surprised at the most popular places for public sex — because some of them are a lot riskier than you might imagine. Here's where people are choosing to get it on in public, because you might want to knock before going into a public bathroom.