For many of us, the idea of having sex on your period is just…eww. When you feel like Carrie at the prom down there, getting busy might be the last thing on your mind, but why feel shameful about something so natural, and shun our own pleasure for a quarter of the month?

Period sex actually has a ton of benefits (hello, au naturel lube), and yes it can be messy, but we can totally mitigate that so you’re raring to go on your next cycle. In today’s episode, I’m going to share why we shouldn’t feel bad about period sex and the unique benefits you’re sleeping on.

Our discomfort with period sex comes down to the crux of what we find sexy and embarrassing, and these bodily functions that can get in the way of our pleasure. -Heather Bartos 

3 Things We Learned From This Episode

  • Where our period sex discomfort stems from and why we have to change it
  • The period sex advice that stumped Jenny McCarthy 
  • How to mitigate the messiness so our sheets don’t look like a horror scene