Period sex: the good, the bad, and the slightly messy. Is it safe? Will I like it?
Though period sex can be a bit messy, it is safe. Orgasms may relieve menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps are a result of your uterus contracting to release its lining.
The way most people talk about period sex, you'd think it was a natural disaster you'd try and run from as fast as you can — and to be fair, sometimes it feels like a flood. But surely not all women see it that way. In this week's Sex Talk RealnessCosmopolitan.
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It's not uncommon to notice some blood after sex. If you've ever started bleeding after sex, you may have chalked it up to getting your period. And it turns out, there may be some logic to that thought.
Though it may pose some logistical concerns, there's no scientific evidence that having sex during your period is harmful to your health. Some women even find that having intercourse while menstruating brings several benefits and is more pleasurable than it is at other times. It's important to remember, though, that just because your body is eliminating your uterine lining because an egg was released but not fertilized doesn't mean you can't get pregnant while you have your period.
During your reproductive years, you will get a period roughly once a month. It's safe for both partners. Having sex on your period is entirely safe, although it can sometimes get messy.
There is no reason not to, and so, so many reasons to back up why period sex is a glorious thing. The average amount of blood released during menstruation is between 30 and 40ml. So imagine how little blood is actually being released per minute.
Enter your email, then share with, email, or your own personal referral URL. YES, you read that perfectly correct. Your blood flow increases when you climax and your uterine muscles release pain-relieving chemicals to your brain — this double duo means real life cramp relief and you get an orgasm?