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The Top 100 Interesting Facts about Sex

Sex is a natural and normal part of  life and can be a source of pleasure, intimacy, and emotional connection between consenting individuals. However, more and more people are uninformed about it. We will be covering the top 100 interesting facts about sex that you might not know.

1. You burn 100 calories in a single session of sex.

2. According to studies, sex boosts creativity.

3. Women’s breasts swell/grow during sex.

4. Men’s testicles increase by approximately 50 percent at the height of being turned on.

5. Having sex at least twice a week makes you 1.6 years younger.

6. Some people naturally demand more sex.

7. For men they are at their sexual peak when they are 17 years old.

8. Women get erections too.

9. The average human male produces about 150 million sperm cells per day.

10. The clitoris has around 8,000 nerve endings, making it highly sensitive and capable of producing intense pleasure.

11. In ancient Rome, it was considered good luck to have sex with a virgin.

12. Roberto Esquivel Cabrera holds a record for the biggest penis size measuring at 48 CM in size.

13. Anna Swan holds the world record for deepest vagina measuring at 48.26 CM deep.

14. A study found that people who have sex in the morning tend to be more productive and have higher energy levels throughout the day.

15. On average, men think about sex every 7 seconds and at least once a day for women.

16. The average duration of sexual intercourse is between 5 – 7 minutes and the longest recorded period of time a man has gone without ejaculation is 13 days.

17. Wearing socks during sex increases your chances of having an orgasm.

18. A penis doesn’t have bones but it can break.

19. Men watch porn more than women, over 60% of women watch porn, whilst men is over 70%.

20. Having sex before sleeping increases your chances of having better quality sleep.

21. Sex toys improve your overall health.

22. Having sex can make you feel better when you are sick.

23. It’s difficult to pee immediately after having sex.

24. Sex cures headaches – naturally.

25. It’s difficult to lie to someone who you are sexually attracted to.

26. The world’s first recorded case of a penis transplant was performed in South Africa in 2014.

27. Married couples masturbate a lot more than people living alone.

28. An average of 30% of women have never had a good look at their vagina.

29. The first vibrator was invented in the early 1880s.

30. South Africa ranks number 7 in terms of the most sexually satisfied countries in the world.

31. Women have more sex than men.

32. Women stand a higher chance of orgasming through oral sex.

33. Men’s penises shrink when they are stressed.

34. Having sex during your period is very rewarding.

35. The use of sex toys isn’t wrong.

36. Women own more sex toys than men.

37. Men masturbate far more times than women.

38. The pull out method does not work.

39. Just like penis growing when turned on – so does the vagina.

40. Nuts, avocados, pomegranates, chocolate, berries and alcohol can rev up your sex life.

41. Not everyone is into sex.

42. Orgasms can happen anywhere.

43. Men have more sex related dreams than women.

44. Sex is addictive.

45. Men who help with housework also tend to have more sex.

46.A study found that women who regularly had oral sex had a lower risk of preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and organ damage.

47. 1% of women are allergic to semen.

48. Women who eat chocolate every day have a greater desire for sex and a more satisfying experience.

49. Men are hornier when they are in relationships.

50. Women get horny too!

51. A study found that people who have sex at least once a week have better bladder control and are less likely to suffer from incontinence.

52. Talking about sex improves your sex life.

53. Sex is a good workout program.

54. The word “aphrodisiac” comes from the Greek goddess Aphrodite, the goddess of love, beauty, and sexuality.

55. Approximately 50% of men and women are turned on when their partner undresses.

56. A teaspoon of semen contains 5 calories.

57. In some cultures, such as parts of the Middle East, premarital sex is considered taboo or even illegal.

58. An average of 47% of women worldwide own a vibrator.

59. Not having sex for three weeks increases your orgasm reward!

60. Women have 17% more sex than the average guy.

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61. Sex should never feel painful.

62. Sex improves bladder control among women.

63. Sleeping faced down on your stomach and your arms drawn above your head might give you more sexy dreams.

64. Some people experience sexual attraction to objects, animals, or non-human entities, which is known as paraphilia.

65. The term ‘fetish’ came from the Portuguese word ‘feitico’ which means ‘charm’ or ‘sorcery.

66. The G-spot, named after German gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg, is a highly sensitive area on the front vaginal wall that can produce intense orgasms in some women.

67. Some people can experience multiple orgasms in one sexual session.

68. The clitoris is the female version of a small penis.

69. The clitoris can continue to grow and change throughout a woman’s life, especially during puberty and menopause.

70. The world’s first pornographic film, titled “Le Coucher de la Mariée” (“The Bride’s Bed”), was made in France in 1896.

71. The average age of first sexual intercourse varies widely across countries, ranging from around 16 years old in some European countries to over 20 years old in some African countries.

72. Some people enjoy BDSM (bondage, discipline, dominance, submission, sadism, and masochism) activities as a form of sexual expression or exploration.

73. Men experience about 11 erections every single day.

74. The vagina is self-cleaning and produces natural lubrication during sexual arousal.

75. Some people experience sexual fantasies or fetishes that involve objects, body parts, or situations that are not typically associated with sex.

76. It takes women an average of 13 minutes to orgasm during sex, while men take around 4 minutes.

77. Condoms have been in use for over 400 years.

78. The term “sperm” comes from the Greek word for “seed.”

79. A study found that women are more attracted to men who smell like garlic or onion.

80. The Kama Sutra, an ancient Indian text on sex, was written over 2,000 years ago.

81. The world’s largest orgy involved 1,250 participants in Japan in 2006.

82. Women are more likely to experience multiple orgasms than men.

83. During orgasm, the brain releases oxytocin, which is known as the “cuddle hormone” and helps promote feelings of bonding and attachment.

84. It’s possible for both men and women to have orgasms without physical stimulation, through a process called “thinking off.”

85. The average person has sex around 80 times per year.

86. The clitoris is the only part of the human body that exists solely for pleasure.

87. During ejaculation, the average man releases around 1-2 teaspoons of semen containing around 200-500 million sperm.

88. Men who have sex more often are less likely to develop prostate cancer.

89. The clitoris is the only part of the human body that never ages.

90. 1 out of 5 people then use their phones during sex.

91. The world’s oldest sex toy is a 28,000-year-old phallic-shaped stone found in Germany.

92. In some cultures, it’s believed that having sex during menstruation can bring good luck or ward off evil spirits.

93. The average person has around 11 sex partners in their lifetime.

94. The female orgasm can help relieve menstrual cramps and headaches.

95. The clitoral hood is similar in structure to the foreskin of the penis.

96. A study found that people who have more sex tend to earn higher salaries.

97. The world’s largest orgy took place in Japan in 2006, with 250 couples and 500 participants.

98. Some people are quiet during sex.

99. Many straight men enjoy having their anal areas stimulated.

100. Peeing after having sex prevents you from catching urinary tract infections.

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