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Post-coital Tristesse

By Anonymous July 18, 2009 - 10:25am
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I am a lucky woman in that when I have sex with my longterm boyfriend, I often orgasm within 5 minutes...sometimes within seconds. I don't really have any control over my own orgasm. It just happens. While I love that this allows me to often have multiple orgasms, there are some issues. I tend to have strong reactions of Postcoital Tristess (prolactin is released to counteract the high levels of dopamine during orgasm, which causes feelings of sadness). Anyway, my boyfriend isn't a fan of quick sex, because he says when he holds off on orgasming, its more intense for him later on when he finally does. So during the rest of the time I feel like crying (and sometimes do) while in the middle of having sex. Does anyone know of any way to either control a female orgasm or if there is any treatment for Post-coital tristesse?

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EmpowHER Guest

why does it even matter which sex it is more common for?

February 24, 2013 - 10:47pm
EmpowHER Guest

She sure did!

July 10, 2011 - 6:17am
EmpowHER Guest

are you aware that you misread what she posted. she DID say its more common in men. idiot.

March 26, 2011 - 6:43pm
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