In fact, sexual attraction and sexual compatibility are the basis of many successful relationships. Thinking with our nether regions may be natural, but continually acting on those thoughts while the laundry piles up could be the sign of a problem. So how much sex is ideal, and how much is too much?
1. You Don't Talk About Non-Naked Matters
2. You're Always Touching In Public
You pick a show and it abruptly opens to the aftermath of a one night stand. Two strangers wake up, late to work, scrambling to get dressed amidst the empty beer bottles, cigarette butts, and scattered clothing from the night before. Scenes like this are strategically plastered all over television, magazines, advertisements, and the internet to constantly keep our minds fixated on sex and to desensitize us to the cheap over-sexualization of modern-day society. Many factors affect how often people have sex, including their age, health, stress, mood, and sexual desires. Healthy sex life can strengthen your bond with your partner and help keep your relationship healthy. Sex also provides numerous health benefits , such as boosting your mood, lessening stress , strengthening your immune system , lowering your blood pressure, reducing pain, and helping fight heart disease. That being said, only you and your partner can decide how much sex is right for both of you.
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The first obvious sign is vaginal dryness. If things are feeling dry down below, it might be because your body has experienced too much prolonged contact or penetration. When this happens, tiny micro-tears in the vagina can occur, which can be seriously painful. Sometimes you can get a UTI even if you're careful. Bitner added that too much sex could also cause irritation, chafing, or rashes on the external skin around the vulva, and your labia could become engorged and swollen. Another unpleasant, possible side effect of too much sex is an increase in the risk of bladder and vaginal infections. You should always use the bathroom before and after sex to help keep your vagina healthy , but too much intercourse could still cause an infection, and you might not notice until days later. People with penises can also experience pain, irritation, and soreness from too much sex.
Many people wonder how much sex they should be having. Just how important is sex, anyway? These are common questions asked in the offices of couples therapists and sex therapists and maybe just as commonly, worried about but not asked.