Sex can elicit a roller coaster of emotions, so much so it's oftentimes confusing what's actually going on— in both your body and your brain. Whether it's casual, committed, or somewhere in-between, you're always going to feel something. Even if it's just I want to have sex more. What's interesting, though, is those feelings can oftentimes be traced back to biology and brain chemistry. And it makes sense. Getting in touch with your body allows for a more comfortable and freeing experience—you'll be able to better understand how you feel , what you like, and how to ask for it.
Sex Isn't Working for Me. What Can I Do? - American Family Physician
A woman's sexuality is a complex interplay of physical and emotional responses that affects the way she thinks and feels about herself. A sexual problem can hurt her personal relationships and her self-esteem. Yet, many women hesitate to talk about their sexuality with their health care professionals, and many health professionals are reluctant to begin a discussion about sexuality with their patients. Women can experience a variety of sexual problems, such as lack of desire, difficulty becoming aroused or having an orgasm or having pain during sex.
The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused?
Some people think about sex a lot. Other people do not think about sex as often. It is especially common to think about things related to sex during adolescence. There is nothing wrong with thinking about sex or feeling horny. It is common to feel extra interested in sex if you are relaxed and feel well.
S ex is the most talked-about, joked about, thought-about issue in our culture. We are not short of information on sexual practices — thank you, Fifty Shades of Grey — but there is a general absence of accurate detail of what happens to our bodies during, and as a result of, the act. Yet sex is good for our mental and physical health. It lowers the heart rate and blood pressure.