Locations for intimacy
3 June, 2021
Are there halachot defining where couples can or cannot have relations? Different places in the house, different places outside the couple’s home (hotels, friend’s place, during trips, outdoors etc.)
You may be intimate anywhere you choose that is private. It can be difficult to ensure privacy outdoors, although in theory if you are in a tent in an isolated area that may be considered private.
Items such as sifrei kodesh or tefillin should not be in the room during relations, or should be within two covers (e.g., inside a bag inside a drawer).
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