Why period sex isn’t as bad as you think

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Here’s what you need to know about it, and how to still enjoy great sex even during that time of the month.

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Get the doctor’s go-ahead

Doctors say period sex Is compleely safe, as long as you’re both comfortable with it. Avoid staining your sheets by placing a towel or just do it the shower, it’s less messier. You might see lumps of blood during the act, don’t be scared as it’s perfectly normal.

No need for more lubricant

You’re more lubricated during menstruation so worry not about dryness. More lubricant means more pleasure.

Another lubricant undercover trick is using spit. Author of The Art Of Sex Coaching Patti Britton says “this is probably the world’s oldest sex lube” and is safe to do. However avoid doing this if he has an active mouth infection like inflamed gums or a sore throat, it can transfer bacteria to your vagina.

Expect less pain

Experts believe that orgasms can reduce menstrual cramps. They cause contractions in the uterine muscles and at the same time releasing chemicals to the brain that become a natural pain reliver.

You get hornier

That time of the month comes with a lot of changes to the body – from cravings, to mood swings and aching for more sex. What’s the point of not doing something that you really want just because you’re on your period? They’re normal and we get them every month so that shouldn’t scare you at all.

Makes period shorter

How about you shorten those dreaded days by doing something that you really enjoy? The more orgasms you have the more the blood comes out, cutting down the length of your period.

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