Readers discretion is advised

Hey! So this is not a normal blog today. I’m going to forewarn all my readers right here right now, this is a blog post to read at your own risk. Reference the title, and proceed with caution if you are a male reader or really any reader. There has been a discussion going on lately between friends and I about sex during AF (Aunt Flow). Also, it’s been popping up randomly in places I visit. It’s been bugging me so much, that I decided to do a little research on it. Now, we’re gunna get pretty personal here in the next few minutes. I’m going to be upfront and blunt with you, I HATE period sex. When she comes into town, all bets are off. It makes me feel disgusting and gross anyway, so why would I want to add to that? Marcus and I have discussed it, and he and I both agree that it’s a no go for both of us. In my findings today, I learned that yes period sex is okay, but you must practice it safely. It can do a number of things, so I will make a list of the good it can do. Shall we?

  • Less need for lubrication
  • It can lessen period symptoms like cramps
  • Can reduce migraine and cluster headache pain
  • More intense orgasms

Now, I understand that the need for lube and stuff is lessened, but I would rather use lube or something instead of covering someone in blood. Also, I found the safety practices that you should use and be aware of if you do indeed decide to have sex on your period. I’ll begin with a list of those right…now.

  • STI’s can still be transmitted
  • HIV can be transmitted through blood, so be wary
  • Your pH level has risen, so watch out for yeast infections ladies
  • UTI’s are more prone to happen as well

Now, unless you’re not TTC (trying to conceive), you can in fact get pregnant on your period. It happens if you have a short cycle (like 21-24 days) and you have sex towards the end of it. Sperm last up to five days, so it is a possibility, but it’s not the greatest time to do it if you are hoping for a new bundle of joy.

I hope this post hasn’t scared you away. If you chose to have sex on your period, just be aware of what can happen. For us, it’s a no go. Thanks for reading!

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Author: growingupamerrick

Hello everybody! My name is Mariah, I'm 24 years old, married to my best friend, and have two amazing furbabies. I started this blog to fill you in on what goes on inside the Merrick household as well as our lives. We are also on our TTC (trying to conceive) journey, and I've got pretty regular updates on that. Hope you guys enjoy, and happy reading!

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