We agree that intimacy is gross and yes, you should embrace it. But what about that awkward period before you are comfortable pooping yourself in front of your partner? Sometimes it’s just too soon to shart in the company of others. But your body doesn’t cease being messy just because you don’t know him that well, you just have to hide your mess better. There may come a point in your relationship where you’re totally comfortable farting freely or popping each other’s zits, but until then, the gross stuff of which intimacy is made, can become the stuff of extreme dating anxiety. Click through to find out how to deal with some gross problems in the early stages of dating.