8 Ways to Feel Closer after Sex
It turns out that after sex – not before – is actually prime bonding time. Cosmopolitan‘s strategies help you ride the warm, fuzzy high.
Take a moment to think about what you and your guy usually do after sex. Chances are, it’s sleep, eat, or flip on the TV. Not exactly romantic, especially considering that the few hours afterward are one of the best times to bond. “When you orgasm, hormones are released that make you feel more connected,” says clinical sexologist Rachael Ross, MD, PhD. “Take advantage of that by doing things to prolong the feeling.” But that doesn’t mean intense conversations or eye gazing—little gestures can reap big benefits. Try these tips tonight.
1. If you’re hungry, forgo ordering a pizza and instead break out red wine and cheese. It will continue the sensual vibe you had going, and the antioxidants in the vino will increase blood flow, relaxing both of you. Read more