For your overall health sex is very important , and hitting a brick wall in your sex life can be very difficult. There are many reasons for that – maybe you’ve gone through a breakup, or maybe it’s just life at the moment. A few days without sex can quickly turn to weeks and months, and you stop missing it once you haven’t had sex for that long. Not getting sex becomes your new normal.
Sexual ruts happen from time to time and they suck while making your body suffer. The body reacts to lack of sex in many ways – you may start feeling sad, lose your libido , lose the ability to focus, and experience other health problems. So, the next time your partner says he’ll die if he doesn’t sleep with you, you better believe him.
Here are the 10 things that happen to your body when you stop having sex:
You get sick more often
Our immune system weakens when we’re not getting sex, according to Dr. Cory B. Honickman. To avoid colds and the flu and keep your immune system in check have more sex .
Your stress levels increase
Your “feel good” hormones stop being released into the body which results in more stress , when you don’t have sex. By several studies this has been confirmed .
You have a harder time getting aroused
Not having sex in men can cause erectile dysfunction as well as premature ejaculation.
Your dreams change
You will dream about it often once you stop having sex, . It’s not the same, but at least it’s something.
You lose the urge for sex
The desire for sex goes away after not getting any for a while, Dr. Honickman says. and abnormal becomes the new normal for you if your libido changes.
You grow apart from your partner
You will start growing apart from your partner and suddenly, other people will become more attractive to you , if you’re in a relationship. This is a clear indication of how important sex is.
Your self-esteem will take a dip
You’ll also start feeling sad and less attractive ,once you stop having sex. Semen has anti-depressive properties , so using a condom can cause negative reactions.
Not getting it increases the risk of prostate cancer
For a longer period not having sex may increase your the risk of prostate cancer .
Your vaginal walls weaken
Do the Kegel every day because having sex has the same effect as Kegel exercises
Lack of sex reduces the risk of STIs
There’s a positive side to anything which mean not having sex decreases the chances of STIs, but if you ask us, we’d rather take our chances.