Sex isn’t a “cure” for anxiety or depression, but the feel-good hormones and chemicals that are released during sex can temporarily reduce symptoms of both mental health challenges. These include dopamine, endorphins, and oxytocin which can boost mood, increase compassion, and help you bond with your partner.Feb 7, 2018 Talk Space
During one of my stays in treatment we were in group talking about things we could do when we were having trouble falling asleep. Of course the usual things were mentioned, turkey sandwich, tuna sandwich, then someone mentioned that word. The group giggled and laughed. Being adults the only ones there but for that moment you might have thought you were in a fifth grade classroom.
When you engage in that activity of that word things happen within the brain that is beneficial. The release of “feel good hormones”; dopamine, endorphins, and oxytocin. Engaging in this activity helps with self esteem. Yes, this activity is of great beneficial to the whole person.
The wind up which is the actual goal for both male and female releases another chemical in the body, prolactin which also helps a person to sleep.
If you haven’t guessed what I have been writing about is one thing and one thing only.
SEX, SEX, SEX!