How to turn the ouch back into ooh. So you've just finished a sex session with your partner, but instead of basking in the afterglow, you're realizing that something is hurting down below. Maybe it's a dull ache inside your vagina, or a burning sensation closer to your vulva, or more of a sharp pain deeper into your pelvis. Whatever's going on, you know it isn't normal.
6 Reasons Your Vagina Feels Sore After Sex and What to Do About It
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You probably remember hearing the rumor somewhere in the hallways of your middle school, maybe even before you were fully sure about what "sex" was: If you've got a vagina, the first time you have sex is going to be unpleasant and probably painful. Obviously this rumor is an incredible bummer, and it's one that's not fair. On top of all the other things our young middle school brains were already terrified of — like periods, armpit hair, and bras — introducing the concept of sex being painful seemed so cruel. Where did the rumor even come from? And, more importantly, was there ever any truth to it? To put an end to this particular component of the tween rumor mill, Alyssa Dweck, MD, a gynecologist in New York and author of The Complete A to Z for Your V , addressed the origins of the "sex is gonna hurt the first time" myth, and cleared up what someone can actually expect the first time they decide to get down. Let's just get this out of the way right off the bat: While unexpected pain during sex is something that most women encounter over the course of their sexual lifetimes, safe, consensual sex should always be pleasurable and never painful.
Question: Why does sex hurt for my girlfriend? Not every time, but every now and then she asks me to stop because she says it hurts. Answer: I'm not surprised. This is a striking figure. Do things that excite her!
That number skyrockets to 72 percent during anal sex. Pain can cause issues outside of the bedroom, too. There are plenty of things that could be messing with your time in between the sheets.