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Is It Bad to Have Sex Every Day?

by | Nov 1, 2021 | Sex

Sex is a natural part of life and let’s be honest, if your parents didn’t get it on, you wouldn’t be here!

It’s known to be a proven stress buster that elevates your mood instantly and feels great! But is there such thing as too much of a good thing when it comes to fun in the bedroom (or wherever you decide to do it)?

The reality is that having sex daily is not bad for you, and it often provides real benefits for both your physical and mental health.

But there are a few things you should be aware of if you and your partner spend a lot of time in the bedroom on a daily basis, read on to learn.


Is sex daily too much?

The most important point to remember is to not compare yourself to others. It’s normal as humans to compare – especially when it comes to sex.

The reality is that when it comes to frequency of sex, there’s really no such thing as “normal.” Some might be getting frisky a lot more regular than others.

Sexual behaviour is hugely diverse, meaning there’s no accurate “normal” amount of sex that applies to everyone. You need to take into consideration your age – the younger ones are usually friskier and if you’re single, in a new relationship, married, divorced etc. everyone is different!

Australians report having sex once or twice a week, on average. So if you’re getting it on more than that, you’re above average.


Is having sex daily bad for you?

Simply put, nope. There’s no scientific evidence that says how sex daily is bad for mental or physical health. Nor is there evidence on what’s deemed an “optimal” frequency.

With this said, having sex often may lead to certain physical issues. As a man, you could develop soreness in your penis, especially if you and your partner have rough or forceful sex.

This usually subsides after a day or two with giving your fella a rest. He’s been working hard.

Another thing to keep in mind is that sex, just like any activity, can become a distraction when it takes over your life.

If your sex life is getting in the way of your job, studies, or day to day life, it might be worth scaling it back or taking a little break.


Tips for having sex daily

Sex is good for your mental and physical health. But do remember that sex comes with risks and it’s important to do what you can to stay safe.

  • Use protection – if your partner is on contraception that will help with preventing pregnancy, but it won’t prevent STIs So make sure you use condoms, especially if you’re having sex with more than one person.

  • Use lubrication – Sex isn’t fun with extra friction involved. Make sure you use lubrication. Your partner and you can thank us later!

  • If you have ED or PE, treat it! – Erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation are common issues that can get in the way of your sex life.

  • Get creative – mix it up in the bedroom! Try different positions, toys, fantasies and more. But make sure you and your partner are comfortable and enjoying it. If you’re getting kinky, remember to have a safe word!

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