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    Post Sex Napping
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    SalemCowboy posted:
    Not a problem for the guy, but a nuisance for the woman........what is the deal with men and post sex napping? And lets get beyond "good physical conditioning". Is it mental? Is it physical? A loss of some sort of chemical from the body during sex? Any factual idea will help.

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    FCL responded:
    I'm not sure I follow what you mean ... I'm a woman and tend to indulge in post-sex napping (but not following quickies - they tend to wake me up nicely so I enjoy them more in the morning). It seems to me that it's a natural follow-up to afterglow
    There's nothing inherently dirty about sex, but if you try real hard and use your imagination you can overcome that.
     
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    Blake_Valentine responded:
    Hi Salem,

    It's true that orgasms induce sleep in men -- but it has nothing to do with the exertion. I've used masturbation for years to fall asleep after 30 min of staring at the ceiling. Supposedly a hormone is released in men after orgasm that brings this on:

    http://health.msn.com/health-topics/sexual-health/mens-sexual-health/why-men-fall-asleep-after-sex

    My wife and I laugh about going different directions after sex -- she's just getting going and I'm ramping down. But she loves to sleep too, so it's a good thing.


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