When it comes to sex, you might think you know all there is to know. It feels good, it can involve vaginas or penises or both, and it’s fun. That’s all you need to know, right? I mean, sort of. Sex is pretty simple, when you think about it. But how much do you really know? There are a lot of weird things about sex that you might not realize. Sure, it’s been around for literally all of time, but do you know what really goes down when you’re having sex? Do you know how often people are having sex? Do you know that sex toys are actually ILLEGAL in some states? Yes. It’s true. I know, I’m shocked too.
Even if you think you know all that there is to know about sex, there are some weird facts about the act that you might not even believe. Since sex is a still a semi-taboo topic, it’s hard to find out what’s real and what’s fake when it comes to sex facts. Luckily for you, I spent a long time researching all of these weird and random sex facts that you won’t believe are true. Do you think you know them all? Check out these sex facts you won’t believe are true. Prepare to be amazed.
The Average Couple Spends Seven Minutes Having SexA lot of people think that sex should last hours and hours, but that's not really what happens IRL. According to this study, the average couple spends 20 minutes on foreplay and just seven minutes actually having sex. So any time you hear somebody bragging about having sex for hours at a time, know that they are probably lying. Image Source: iStock
Water Makes Sex BetterYes, hydrating is good for literally every aspect of your life, even sex. Supposedly, staying hydrated makes your sex a lot better, and even gives you more intense orgasms. Hydration is the key to everything, guys. It also keeps your vagian hydrated, which can help make you ~wet~ down there. Image Source: iStock
Sex Toys Are Banned In Some StatesDo you use sex toys? Do you love them? Did you know that there are some places that have actually BANNED sex toys? It's true. Certain states, like Alabama, won't let you buy sex toys. Of course, you can still order them online, but the fact that you can't go out and buy one is pretty bizarre. Image Source: iStock
Sex Helps Your SkinYES! This is real! When you have sex, it gives your skin a nice ~glow~. In addition to the glow, it also helps improve blood circulation and eliminates toxins in your body, making your skin look super clear and young. It can also prevent wrinkles! Sex is wild. Image Source: iStock
The Average Person Has Sex 103 Times Per YearAccording to this study, the average American have sex 103 times per year. That's like having sex every few days. But if you're not having sex that much, don't worry. You shouldn't compare your sex life to somebody else's! Maybe you will go the entire year without having sex, then have sex 103 times in one month. Who knows, it could happen. Image Source: iStock
Men With Bigger Balls Are More Likely To CheatSo, if a guy has bigger balls, he is more likely to cheat, which is weird but true. According to a study conducted at The University Of Oslo, guys with big testicles are more likely to have multiple sexual partners. Scientists aren't really sure why, but the study was done on gorillas, so there is a chance it's just an animal thing, and not a human thing. Image Source: iStock
Anal Sex Is More Common Than You ThinkAnal sex used to be a taboo topic, but recently, it has been a lot more common. In 1992, it was reported that 33 percent of women engaged in anal sex. Now, it's up to 46 percent. Hey, if you like anal, you should go for it and know that you are definitely not alone. Image Source: iStock
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