6 INTERESTING FACTS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT PERIOD SEX

6 INTERESTING FACTS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT PERIOD SEX

Today, we reveal six interesting facts you probably didn’t know about period sex. Hopefully, at the end of this article, you will let go of all misconceptions and enjoy how it can make your body feel.

What is your reaction when you hear of people having sex in their period? Unfortunately, many people cringe just thinking about it. There are so many conceptions and myths that deter people from engaging in sex during their period. Some of these misconceptions are because of religious beliefs; others conclude it’s messy and unacceptable.

 1. PERIOD SEX DOES NOT HAVE TO BE DIRTY OR HARMFUL

One of the main reasons why people avoid period sex is because of how messy it can get. Yes, it’s true, but this shouldn’t be so. You need a way around it because quitting it all together is not an option if you want to feel good as you deserve to. You can do it in the shower or just spread a little towel under so you don’t stain the bed. Also, there is a common myth that period sex is harmful, but this is a misconception.

  1. PERIOD SEX CAN BE MORE PLEASURABLE THAN REGULAR SEX

Did you know that most women get horny and are more likely to orgasm during their periods? Yes, it’s true. At the beginning of each menstrual cycle, progesterone decreases and estrogen rises, contributing to increased libido or sex drive in females.

Also, there is smoother and slurpier penetration as the period blood can act as a natural lubricant. All these contribute to painless, sweeter sex during your period. Hopefully, you get the picture of what you are missing by avoiding period sex and hopping on the train in your next menstrual cycle.

  1. THAT IS YOUR SAFEST TIME TO AVOID PREGNANCY

With period sex, you can freely enjoy sex without the burden of getting pregnant. Ovulation typically occurs 14 days after the first day of your menses. Also, sperm can only survive five days in the female reproductive system. However, this does not apply to every woman. Although it is rare, some women can get pregnant during their period due to hormonal imbalances. But on average menses period is a very safe time to have sex without worrying about conception. 

  1. IT RELIEVES MENSTRUAL CRAMPS

Aside from serving as diversional therapy for pain, one thing about sex, and as matter-of-fact period sex, is the release of feel-good hormones like endorphins, dopamine, adrenaline, and serotonin. These hormones relax us and relieve the nastiest menstrual cramps. Period sex is a natural remedy for menstrual cramps, so before you resort to tons of medications consider period sex.

  1. IT CAN SHORTEN YOUR PERIOD

Regardless of the thickness or volume of your period blood, you might notice that you bleed more and thicker after period sex, this is because orgasm increases contraction of the endometrial lining hence more shedding. This is good because it ensures adequate release of clots we do not wish to retain.

  1. HIGHER RISK OF INFECTIONS

One con of period sex is that you can easily contract sexually transmitted infections(STIs) like gonorrhea and chlamydia. So always have your partner wear a male condom.

 

 

 


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