I feel guilty after sex

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Maybe you had good, consensual sex, and you felt fine at first. Or maybe you felt anxious about something that was in no way related to the sex you just had, but for some reason, that was all your brain wanted to think about. Then, before you knew it, your anxiety completely took over the moment and your thoughts were racing. Maybe you even had a panic attack.

Anxiety After Sex Is Normal — Here’s How to Handle It

Anxiety After Sex: 10 Reasons Why It Happens and What to Do Next

And yet, she says, feeling depressed after sex — even consensual, good sex — is something that many people feel at some point in their life. A study found that 41 percent of penis-having folks experienced it in their lifetime. Another study found that 46 percent of vulva-owners experienced it at least once in their lifetime. It can even make you cry. For example, one study found that postcoital symptoms were present after consensual sex , as well as general sexual activity and masturbation.

Depression After Sex Is Normal — Here’s How to Handle It

When he was in his early 20s, Los Angeles-based writer Brandon G. The condition can last between five minutes and two hours. Many studies have examined the first three phases of the human sexual response cycle excitement, plateau, orgasm , but the resolution phase has often been overlooked. More often than not, Schweitzer thinks PCD is a culmination of both physical and psychological factors.
Guest Contributor. Sexual guilt is a struggle, which takes place within ourselves—self-imposed in our own minds. Sexual guilt holds us back from open, spontaneous, and authentic expressions because we hide inside a self-evaluating shell. It keeps us from expressing our sexual desires , and feeds on our pleasures by turning them into something that we perceive as unclean.