But as long as his clothes have been thoroughly sanitized, it's OK to bring him home with you.New York (CNN) -- You have heard of the seven-year itch in marriage.If you decide to do-it-yourself, you can purchase an over-the-counter spray, box spring and mattress encasements, and even heat packs online or at a local retailer. summed her experience up the best: "I couldn't believe all the bed bugs that my exterminator found behind my headboard.There are many different products on the market, so be sure to read up on the reviews and always follow the instructions. The only thing that was good about having bed bugs was that I met my husband. " If you are dating someone who has bed bugs, had them in the past, or is just downright paranoid about experiencing an infestation, here are the facts: During the beginning stages of getting to know someone, they are most likely going to hide a bed bug infestation from you.
One of the first steps many folks are taking is to have a bed bug dog inspection.
Relationship and life coach Donna Barnes said bedbugs are a creepy aspect to dating right now.
She advises not telling people on the first date you have bedbugs.
Tips for dating in the midst of a bed bug epidemic: It can be stressful to deal with a current infestation, and scary to think about attracting one.
If you are dating someone who has dealt with an infestation, it is best to make sure their belongings have been fully treated by a professional and that you protect you and your belongings before re-entering your home.