For some women, that is their reality almost every time they orgasm. Sarah Bird, 36, a retail worker from Harrow, worried her boyfriend of eight years Aaron Edwards, 30, when she first burst into tears after a steamy night of fun. We clicked instantly.
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Illustration by Ashley Goodall. If so, you are far from alone. Studies suggest nearly half of all women experience post-coital crying at least once in their lives, with some reporting often inexplicable tears during or after sex several times per month.
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 tobut you can also curse it for lowering the inhibitions that typically keep your emotions close to your chest, Nasserzadeh says.
The reason some people may prefer to avoid crying during sex has everything to do with their partner. And that is never a bad thing. Humans crave passion.
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.
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Skip navigation! Story from Sex. If you consider yourself a "crier," then you probably have a lengthy list of seemingly emotionless triggers that have made you cry.
But how often do we hear the nitty-gritty of how we can actually better understand our deepest desires and most embarrassing questions? Bustle has enlisted Vanessa Marin, a sex therapistto help us out with the details. No gender, sexual orientation, or question is off limits, and all questions remain anonymous.