If you’re either going through a dry spell in the bedroom or taking a self-proclaimed sabbatical from “getting some” or just simply being abstinent after having sex on the regular, you may start to notice some changes in your body. Here’s what to expect.
Your Dream Changes:
You may dream more.
Women who aren’t having sex regularly will find that their body will remind them what they’re missing in their sleep. This will especially happen if your sex life is not only at a standstill, but you’ve also given up on masturbating.
Researchers had it easy when they were studying nocturnal emissions in men, the most obvious reason being that men have erections that are visible and ejaculate as proof that they’ve climaxed.
With women, it was more complex. Researchers found that 37 percent of women will have a wet dream before the age of 45 and that they’re most common in women between the ages of 40 and 50.
So, if it’s been a while since you’ve gotten lucky, you can expect a pretty vivid dream in the near future.
Your Libido Changes:
You may have a loss of libido.
For some people who refrain from sex, they begin to feel more sluggish, with less vitality and hunger for sex. It’s sort of like the saying, “out of sight out of mind.”
When your body stops having the feelings associated with orgasms, it simply adjusts to not being given those feelings and stops seeking them out.
Your Urinary Tract Infections Change:
You may lower your risk of UTIs.
It might not be a surprise that the risk of sexually transmitted