In my experience, that is spot on. G-spot orgasms have such a lasting effect on me that I cry when they happen. Every time. It first happened two years ago. I was having sex with my boyfriend in the doggy position and something suddenly felt different — as if a more internal sensation was being stimulated.
When you imagine having sex that you're totally into, crying probably isn't part of the picture. But sometimes when you're in the middle of doing the deed, your emotions take over and you suddenly find tears leaking out of your eyes. You might feel surprised depending on the situation, but being overcome with feelings during the act is actually pretty normal, even when you actively want to have sex. Here, 7 women show as much by sharing the reasons they've cried during sex. Some are heartbreaking while others are incredibly sweet, but all of them prove that there's absolutely nothing wrong with getting emotional during sex. Sometimes, you've just got to let it out. A few minutes in, I burst into tears, and not from pain.
They might be happy tears, tears of relief, or a bit of melancholy. Tears during or after sex can also be a purely physical reaction. Clinically speaking, crying after sex is known as postcoital dysphoria PCD or — occasionally — postcoital tristesse PCT. PCD symptoms may include tearfulness, sadness, and irritability after consensual sex, even if it was perfectly satisfying. It can happen to anyone, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. In a study , researchers surveyed heterosexual females and found PCD to be prevalent. Using an anonymous questionnaire for a study , researchers found that of 1, males, 41 percent experienced PCD.
If that line could have spewed out of your mouth or raced through your mind during a sexual escapade or two, I can guess what next thought was: WTF? If your partner seems confused, "being honest is the best policy," says Sarah Nasserzadeh, Ph. Yep, that means opening up about what you think triggered those tears—like one of the reasons below. That last cocktail might have given you the liquid courage to ask a crush to , but you can also curse it for lowering the inhibitions that typically keep your emotions close to your chest, Nasserzadeh says. Know why sex can feel so good? Sometimes, there are no words for how deeply connected you feel to your partner. Instead, there are tears, Nasserzadeh says.