#Lockdown Sex. Have Sex – Stay Healthy!

(Something light and fluffy for a change)

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Sex is great.

I mean you feel great doing it, and pleasantly satisfied and relaxed after it, assuming you’re doing it right!

During #lockdown, some people are beginning to feel a little glum and gloomy around the edges, which is a shame, because it’s an opportunity to delve inside oneself,(fnarr, fnarr) be in the moment, and discover what it is you want – truly want – from life after #lockdown. Ask yourself those questions about life, the universe and everything. Who am I? What really matters to me as a person, as a community member? You know, the BIG stuff.

In the meantime – sex!

Sex has many health benefits – and before any of you single guys and gals complain about not having someone to do it with – self pleasuring has it’s benefits too! And as Truman Capote said, “The good thing about masturbation is you don’t have to dress up for it.”

Sex not only feels good, it helps reduce stress – and who doesn’t want a bit of that these days?!

Here’s a Sexy List:

Orgasms help reduce tension. Hormones are released, including endorphins which work as relaxants. Less stress, reduction in anxiety, reduction in depression.

It encourages feelings of intimacy with your loved one.

Keeps the heart healthy.

Helps with a good night’s sleep.

Stimulates blood flow to the skin, that rosy afterglow is from oxygen, and oxygen stimulates collagen.

Some studies suggest it boosts our immune system.

Mortality rate for males is reduced.

Active sex can help us reduce weight (unless you get pregnant of course!)

Blood flow to the brain increases, if you do it regularly, you’ll be more brainy!

Helps women improve bladder control.

If more people were having fun sex, there’d be less complaining and conflict in the world. I bet all those who raise placards in the name of ‘needing a haircut’ (Sheesh!), haven’t had a shag since Easter.

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And also, don’t measure the amount of sex you do or don’t have in comparison to others, I mean, I don’t want people rubbing themselves raw or nothing, but keep it to a rate that’s comfortable for you, and your partner, or partners.

#lockdown sex can be anything you want (consensually speaking). What a perfect time for playing dress-up, or swapping underwear, or whatever it is you like to do, or wish you could do. I’m not advocating everyone order stuff from their local DIY store and build an S&M dungeon – but if you want to…hold on a moment…just adding to my ‘To-Do’ list… hmm, hm, there we go, so where was I? oh yes, #lockdown sex, I’m not suggesting you literally lock each other down…hang on…hm, hm…but whatever tickles yours, hers, his, theirs fancy, have a bash at it (I couldn’t help that one)

Grab your partner, grab your lube, grab your vibrator; whatever, (it’s not called hand ‘relief’ for nothing!) just get going. Too many people feel shame, or embarrassment when thinking or talking about sex, it’s weird, we all do it, to one degree or another, and none of us would be here today if someone else hadn’t before us; it’s natural people.

So whether you’re indulging in some Afternoon Delight, playing Blanket Hornpipe, or Friggin’ in the Riggin, enjoy it! Just, y’know, keep the noise down – you might live next-door to me!

Stay safe – Stay sexy!

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/232318#common-misconceptions

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9448525

https://www.powerthesaurus.org/masturbation

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/12399/17-euphemisms-sex-1800s

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Alexandra

Writer of fiction, sci-fi, horror and more. Painter of magic realism. Grower of cabbages and currants.

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