Is it Rude to Fart in Front of Your Wife?

Most married men have been there before, or they will be before it’s all said and done; relaxing on the couch after dinner, or lounging in bed, with the wife… and a fart slips out.

There’s no doubt that this human bodily function is going to happen from time to time, but, is it impolite?

Read on and explore the full and in-depth answer to whether or not farting in front of your wife is rude!

Is it Rude to Fart in Front of Your Wife?

Farting is, regardless of how disgusting you may find it, a necessary function. That’s why most married couples don’t find it rude, generally speaking.

No matter who you are with, or where you are for that matter, you are going to fart now and again… sometimes it’ll happen in front of your wife.

That said, if you raise your butt to her face, or otherwise purposefully direct your fart toward her, she may very well find it rude.

How Rude Is it?


On the rude meter’s scale of 1 to 10, farting in front of your wife rates 3

To be perfectly honest, we would have rated farting in front of your wife a big fat zero on our rudeness scale, but, thanks to all the jokers out there who do intentionally fart in front of their wife, children, family, and friends, we’ve assigned it a few points of possible rudeness.

However, generally, your wife won’t find it rude when you fart around her. Likewise, she most likely doesn’t consider herself rude for farting in your presence either.

Why isn’t it Rude?

Farting in front of the wife is a rather common incident in marriages. It happens all of the time.

In fact, if you’ve been married for more than a few months, you can stop worrying about things like burping and farting.

These things happen and everyone knows it – they are not automatically rude. 

Farting in front of your partner is only rude if you do it in a spiteful or disrespectful manner (on purpose).

Common Questions

What does farting in front of your spouse mean?

Farting in front of your spouse is typically a sign that you have a healthy relationship, including trust and respect. 

Without a strong relationship, little things like farting or burping in front of each other are embarrassing. 

Fun fact: couples that fart in front of each other and don’t mind typically have a more satisfying sexual life.

Is it ok to fart in front of your partner?

It is perfectly ok to fart in front of your partner, but that doesn’t mean you should make it a habit or do so on purpose. 

If you can, when you are first dating, excuse yourself to the bathroom or somewhere out of their smelling distance to let a fart out.

Why does my spouse fart so much?

The fact that your spouse is farting so much around you simply indicates that they are rather comfortable with you. 

Couples that aren’t deeply intimate yet because they are still getting to know each other tend to conceal farts and burps from each other.