This process is known as the sexual response cycle. Experts usually categorize the sexual response cycle in four phases spanning from the second you get turned on mentally or physically to the blissful, tapped-out close of events. Different bodies of thought proceed through the sexual response cycle in slightly different ways, with some separating certain parts of the sexual response cycle that others lump together. The Cleveland Clinic lists desire, or the feeling that you want to have sex , as the official start of the sexual response cycle, and for seriously good reason: It can be a huge part of getting mentally and physically ready for sex for some people.
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Subscriber Account active since. Ever since I started making out, fooling around and having sex with other people when I was in my teens, a hot topic of conversation among me and girlfriends was feelings of attachment after we'd had a great, passionate session with a potential partner. I've had — and heard of — experiences from women who really weren't that into someone or weren't sure how they were feeling, then after having sex with them felt a strong sense of attachment. But what is happening in our brains when we are physical with another person that causes this shift? And does that feeling last?
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Sex can elicit a rollercoaster of emotions, so much so that it's oftentimes confusing what's actually going on—in both your body and your brain. And it makes sense. Getting in touch with your body allows for a more comfortable experience—you'll be able to better understand how you feel and what you like.
Subscriber Account active since. In those first moments after you've been intimate with someone, you're probably feeling pretty good. With so much happening and the fact you're probably tired , it's no surprise you're not focussing on what's going on with your body.