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A Bloody Good Time! 7 Ways You Can Make Sex During Your Period Steamy AF

KanupriyaKanupriya  |  Jan 7, 2022
A Bloody Good Time! 7 Ways You Can Make Sex During Your Period Steamy AF

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Remember when Christian Grey removed Anastasia Steele’s tampon in Fifty Shades of Grey as they had sex in the washroom? Yeah, that scandalised me like hell! It was the first time I read about period sex and honestly, it was kinda sad. An erotic novella should definitely not be our source of sex education as they provide incomplete (and incorrect) information, which can be disastrous. While the scene confused me a lot, I later did some research on everything one needs to know about making love during menstruation.

Contrary to what many people believe, having sex during periods is not a painful experience. It’s actually quite enjoyable if you keep certain important things in mind. So ladies, if you are planning to have sex with your partner during those ‘bloody’ days of the month, but are too scared or confused to try, then let us be your guide. Here’s everything you need to know about period sex:

Keep These 7 Things In Mind Before You Have Sex During Your Period

Here are a few things you need to be mindful about before you have sex while you’re chumming:

It’s All About Comfort, So Talk It Out

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It’s not about if you can have sex during your period (we’ve already established that you can), but more about if you want to. Having intercourse while someone is bleeding might sound alarming to a lot of people and that’s understandable. You need to sit down with your partner and discuss the subject. Understand what and how they feel about it and share your views and concerns with them. Ultimately, it all comes down to communication.

Sheet Up

Sex during a period can be messy and the aftermath can be exhausting. You don’t want to dirty your bed and worry about cleaning the stains later. To save yourself all this trouble, prep for the sexy time in advance. Use a dark-hued towel instead of clean and light sheets. You can use old bed sheets, but remember to soak them in cold water right after you’re done with them. Also, use white vinegar and baking soda on the stained area to get rid of it quickly.

Natural Pain Reliever

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Yes, sex can actually provide you relief from menstrual cramps. When you have an orgasm, your body uses up the prostaglandins, the chemical that causes that godawful cramping in the first place. The production of endorphins during your climax also reduces your pain and other PMS symptoms like stress. Isn’t that a win-win?

You Can Bleed A Little Extra

So, if you notice a little extra blood flow right after period sex, do not be alarmed. Orgasms are responsible for excreting endometrial debris from our bodies at a higher rate. To put it simply, we can bleed a little more and in turn, have shorter durations of cycles because of the Big O.

You Can Get Pregnant During Period Sex As Well

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We are well aware that if you’re pregnant, then you cannot have a period, and if you have a period, then you’re not pregnant. But, you can get pregnant while you are on your period. Yes, the chances are quite slim but there are chances nevertheless. So, if you want to avoid the risk, use protection.

While Period Blood Is Not Harmful, You Still Need Protection

Also, you need to use condoms to not just avoid chances of pregnancy, but to stay safe as well. Our cervix is slightly more open during menstruation as that makes the flow of blood easier. This increases your risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections during period sex and to stay safe, you need to use protection. Also, just to be clear—you are not exposing yourself to any health issue by coming in contact with menstrual blood. Period blood is not ‘impure’ and it doesn’t carry harmful infections!

Remove Cups & Tampons Before You Start

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Remove tampons or menstrual cups before having sex during your period. While you can insert the former right after you’re done, it is advised to use pads to avoid irritation.

Overall, period sex can be fun and even more enjoyable than regular sex for some women. Just keep these pointers in mind and go have a bloody good time!

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