Sex involves more than just getting it on between the sheets – or anywhere else. It isn’t just a physical act, there are various emotions involved too. The most obvious ones are love, pleasure and happiness. But there can also be negative emotions involved, such as anger, sadness and frustration. And any of these emotions we experience can sometimes be overwhelming during or after sex.
So if you’ve ever found yourself crying after sex of simply feeling emotional – even if the sex was good – know that this isn’t out of the ordinary.
There are several reasons why you could be overcome by emotions during or after sex. Here are seven of them and what you can do if you’re finding it hard to deal with your overflow of emotions.