With DD we tòok a relaxed approach and didnt bother with temping etc.
With DS I took my temps and tracked my cycle but didn't tell DH. Just initiated things a bit more when I was ovulating.
I don't think any kind of charting, including checking CM is gross.
My DH knows I chart and check everything. I casually told him one little component every now and then which he actually remembered, and jokes about it from time to time. (Thinks the word mucous is hilarious!) I don't keep him up to speed with everything though.
Charting has helped me learn so much about my body so I love it. Am also hoping not to go back on the pill ever so hoping I can use charting to avoid a pregnancy later. That said, the month we conceived our DS we were overseas and I didn't chart anything; taking it easy may have done the trick after 15 months TTC!
My DP finds its too much pressure, psychs himself out and can't "perform"... Now it's all just fun & practice - & I even pretend it's NOT my window if we're dtd! (But I know!)
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