Discussion Forum. I have been assured, many times, by well-meaning men and women, that ejaculation can never result in tiredness. These well-meaning people have also assured me that if there is any resulting tiredness it is purely psychological, and that to deal with such tiredness or exhaustion one would need to explore it in a psychotherapeutic setting. My present response to such statements is a gentle smile. Since the very beginning of my sexual activity at the age of eleven, I have experienced tiredness, or even exhaustion, after ejaculation.
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By Crystal Ponti. December 27, pm Updated December 27, pm. Earlier this year, I was in a state of extreme sleep deprivation. I was stressed, and my young children were restless. For 18 months straight, I barely slept. My only opportunity to sneak in some shut-eye was the two-hour window after my kids dozed off. For parents of young kids, time alone is rare.
Tiredness after Sex
There's a good chance you've found yourself falling into a peaceful slumber after an intimate encounter. Or maybe you've been frustrated with a partner who has passed out without cuddling. But there are a lot of reasons people fall asleep after sex, and it doesn't necessarily mean a partner is uninterested. But there are also a variety of chemical and psychological reasons at play. Lawrence Siegel , sex therapist Dr. Jane Greer , and sex therapist Dr.
If you've ever had fantastic sex, the type of sex riddled in orgasms, there's a chance that afterward you might feel tired. Or, maybe you had one hell of an orgasm, and feel ready to go for another round — or three or four — instead. Honestly, it could go one way or the other. While there are those who feel totally wiped out after sex and ready for a nap , there are also those who feel like they're able to take on the world after sex. Women tend to release more dopamine than men do and this can actually wake you rather then make you feel sleepy. But for those who do feel like they need to go to sleep right after sex , there are a few reasons as to what this might be there case, from your brain pretty much shutting off after an orgasm to oxytocin's calming affect on your body. This is also why the French call orgasms " la petite mort ," which literally translates to "the little death.