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One advantage to having a partner in the room - they could pass you that dropped loo roll. Shutterstock/John Gomez
lunch crunch

Poll: Would you ever use the toilet in front of a partner?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

RIGHT. WE’RE ONLY asking the question in the headline because we are agog at the results of a survey of over 3,000 people over their bathroom habits.

In the survey from Sonas bathrooms, which clearly has some interest in this area, it seems Irish people are more fans of the bath (75%) than of the shower (25%) for relaxation purposes. But for practical reasons, three-quarters of people shower daily (only 2% take a daily bath).

In the bath, apparently one-quarter of us drink alcohol, one-third like to read and almost half enjoy listening to music (you can do more than one thing at a time, we presume). But please don’t ask us about the almost 1% who eat in the bath or the one in ten people who find the time to get ‘romantic’ in the bath.

It’s the section about bathroom hygiene that got to us – almost half of those surveyed use their phone regularly while on the toilet. And while 51% said they would never use the toilet in front of a partner, 43% are happy to do so occasionally – with 6% saying they use the loo regularly in the company of their beloved.

Does this match‘s impeccably-behaved readership?

Would you ever use the toilet in front of your partner?

Poll Results:

Yes, but just for 'small' jobs (5373)
No. NO. (5242)
Yes, the whole shebang (2494)

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