Category - orgasm
Ever feel inexplicably sad after an orgasm? I dont mean the abject horror of realizing your roommate has silently walked in and out of your room while you were getting to know yourselfreally. Post-coital tristesse (pct) is the feeling of sadness, anxiety, agitation or aggression after sexual intercourse, mostly in males. Its name comes from new latin postcoitalis and french tristesse, literally sadness. Many people with pct may exhibit strong feelings of anxiety lasting from five minutes to two hours after coitus. Ive noticed that when i get horny, after i masturbate and climax, i crash down from the high of the orgasm really quickly almost immediately and start feeling incredibly lonely and depressed. When you are overcome with feelings of depression after sex, you might think there is something wrong with you but its actually quite common. While masturbation is not likely to have any effect on whether a person develops depression, having depression can affect a persons libido and sexual function. This is a squishy topic but i would recommend laying back, closing your eyes, and taking a few deep breaths. What youre looking for is to relish the endorphin release from your hypothalamus. The post-sex blues affect more people than you might think. Read on to learn why this happens and what to do when it does. Others have found that endorphins are released during orgasm, as well as during laughter. Endorphin release may occur with frequent sex and masturbation. On the other hand, there doesnt appear to be evidence that too much sex (or exercise or laughter, for that matter) and elevated endorphin levels deplete the body of endorphins and then result in depression, etc. she was a 32-year-old woman who experienced a four- to six-hour period of intense depression and irritability after an orgasm, either alone or. Only recently have i pretty much pinpointed that it occurs after ejaculation and lasts for days upon days. Some supporting evidence for this is that if i dont jack off for a week, i notice the problem is nearly 100 gone, and i feel back to myself again, reinvigoratedno depression.