Your hormone system controls your menstrual cycle. The changes in your body including cramps, moodiness, and your period are brought on by changes in the levels of hormones that are circulating through your system. If you experience any big changes in your cycle or in the amount of bleeding or pain or other symptoms that go along with your period, you should talk to a health care provider.
Period sex is like pizza: If you want it, you deserve it. You're a human being whose sexual needs don't switch off when blood starts coming out of you. If sex during your period really isn't your thing, though, that's cool too — more on that ahead.
Period sex: the good, the bad, and the slightly messy. Is it safe? Will I like it?
Men ejaculate, we get periods. It's fabulously messy but then again, the best sex usually is. Skip navigation!
I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Sex is one of the greatest pleasures life has to offer, second only to cheese, and followed by chocolate. Solo sex, partnered sex, quiet sex, kinky sex, you name it.
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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.
Nearly half of women skip all genital activity during their time of the month, found a survey from period-tracking app Clue. It's time to stop shorting yourself of period sex. For one, you're likely off-the-rails hornydue to shifting hormonal levels. Second, having sex during this, uh, intimate time can make you feel even closer to your partner, adds certified sex therapist Holly Richmond, PhD.
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.