Sex is an integral part of any relationship. It not only adds to the fun but also helps build a stronger emotional connect with your partner. And no matter how much you hone your lovemaking skills, there are still certain things that you might not know about sex. Well, then, here are a few useful sex facts that every girl should know!
1. Chocolates are natural aphrodisiacs
Eating chocolate releases serotonin in our bodies which acts as a natural mood lifter. It can also boost your sex drive. Next time you see a truffle, dig in!
2. Semen is only 1 percent sperm
Yes! And the rest is composed of over 200 different proteins and minerals. These include Vitamin C, Calcium, Chlorine, Citric acid, Fructose, Lactic acid, Vitamin B12… The list goes on. *Phew*
3. Not all women orgasm during intercourse
Almost every third woman had difficulty reaching orgasm and 11% of women never actually experience one.
4. You can get pregnant if you have unprotected sex in the pool
Unprotected sex in any form can cause pregnancy. So think twice before you experiment with new things!
5. Hormones and sex are directly related
Women go through a series of hormonal fluctuations when they’re ovulating. This can cause their sex drive to go up by 24%.
6. Oral sex does not guarantee that you won’t get an STD
Any exchange of bodily fluids can allow an STD to transfer from one person to the other. Gonorrhoea and syphilis are some of the common diseases that can be transferred through oral sex.
7. Clitoris grows with your age
It’s actually true that the clitoris grows during a woman’s lifetime. By the time a woman is in her thirties, the clitoris is actually four times larger than when she hits puberty.
8. Peeing after sex can prevent UTIs
While most of us would like to cuddle and sleep after sex, it’s very important to use the washroom first. Peeing after sex can help prevent the spread of bacteria to the bladder and also help to prevent UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections).
9. Sex helps you burn those calories!
On an average, 30 minutes of active sex can help you burn around 200 calories. One and only guide to healthy living, this one!
10. Horny women were once thought to be mentally ill.
Yes, sexy thoughts were considered a symptom of female hysteria and it could be cured by pelvic massage.