In order to facilitate your browsing on our site and understand how you use it, we and our partners place cookies on it. By continuing your visit to our site, you accept these cookies on your computer. For more information on the management of cookies, click here. That includes sex — either enjoying intimacy with a partner or by yourself! We want to banish the taboo around having sex during periods, so here at Bodyform we conducted some research to find out what people of all genders and ages think. Based on the average cycle , that means more than 65 days per year when getting jiggy is off the table for some! To find out more, keep on reading to see our favourite stats from the survey…. Will period sex feel good or will it hurt? Is having period sex healthy?
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But the truth is that sex on your period has the potential to be pretty effing great, in more ways than one. Example: Natural lube! Orgasms have been proven to release endorphins , which are chemicals that increase feelings of pleasure and decrease feelings of pain.
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