Decode his behaviour after sex

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We help you decode his post-coital habits.

He dashes out?If he always leaves your place after sex, you can be sure that he isn’t interested in anything but sex. Try avoiding sex with him for some time and see what happens - usually guys like this will vanish very quickly.

He turns his back on you and curls up to his side of the bed

This can very well mean that he isn’t that into you. There may be a relationship here, but you may not be the girl of his dreams. You’re probably his ‘in the mean time’ girl until he meets ‘the one’.

He falls asleep

There is no need to worry if he falls asleep quickly after sex. According to research by Melinda Wenner, there are logical and scientific reasons for this. Usually sex happens at the end of the day, where the natural thing is to sleep after a hard day at work, so after sex is the perfect time. Sex can also be physically exhausting, so it can leave you both wishing for a snooze. Physiologically, an orgasm can release hormones that make you relax, making it easy to doze off immediately after.

He doesn’t cuddle

This is a big one for women as we love cuddling after sex, but some guys don’t. Contrary to popular beliefs, some guys can feel a bit smothered, and some like to cool down before cuddling.

He appears to be moody

Some guys aren’t really sure of themselves and can easily retreat to themselves after the deed. This can be quickly be remedied by a complement to boost his confidence.

He goes outside for a smoke

It could be a smoke, or a sandwich; fact is, it can be a bit worrying that he wants to be away from you so quickly after sex. But US researcher Susan Hughes found that women will unconsciously lie down after sex to retain sperm for fertilisation and men get up for a smoke or some food to power up for more sex.

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