Our bodies can be strange and fascinating all at the same time, more so when it comes to having sex. As such, magazines and journalists all over the world have been obsessed with revealing as many weird facts about sex as they can get their hands on, and we just so happen to have a compact list of the thirty weirdest sex facts that you might not know.
Top 30 Weird Sex Facts You May Not Know
Women are more willing to commit adultery during their ovulation than at any other time throughout their cycle—most notably due to their bodies’ desire to fertilize the ovulated egg.
Most women who lose their virginity between ages fifteen and nineteen actually wish they had waited a bit longer. Additionally, most teenagers lose their virginity by age 17, but those who have not lost their virginity by 24 tend to stay a virgin.
If a female ferret does not have sex for a year, she will die. Thankfully, this is not true for human females whose sexual desires can remain strong, but not strong enough that the anticipation and waiting will cause them to die.
Some people are wired to have more sex than others. Scientists are not entirely sure why this is, but it is true in both males and females. Some will want more, while others will want less; it just depends on how their brain is wired.
This is one of the weird sex facts that most of us have not heard about before. During intercourse, your inner nose swells just as your breasts and genitals will. This is most notably due to the increased flow of blood while having intercourse.
Contrary to what men and women are led to believe, the size of a man’s penis fully erect is not really that important. Besides, the average length of an erect penis is 5.6 inches.
For men, sex burns between 100 and 200 calories on average. On the other hand, it only burns approximately 69 calories for women.
In case you were wondering, there is enough sperm in one single man to impregnate every woman on the planet who is fertile.
We all know you need to be in good health to have great sex, but studies show that lower cholesterol is directly related to a better performance in the bedroom.
For those who are wondering if their grandparents and great-grandparents still have sexual intercourse, the overwhelming answer is yes. Approximately one third of women in their 80’s continue to have sex with their husband or boyfriend, so long as they are both in good enough physical health to do so.
Humans are not the only ones interested in performing oral sex, wolves, bears and bats are also known to participate in the practice quite often.
While many know that chocolate can be an excellent arousal for having sex, apparently the smell of pumpkin can help increase the blood flow to the penis to encourage an erection.
This is one of the weird sex facts that will really surprise you: Low blood sugar can easily cause harm to your love life as low blood sugar makes you irritable and less likely to want your partner.
At the point of orgasm, both men and women tend to have a heart rate of approximately 140. This is not excessive, but just enters the common cardiovascular zone.
For men under the age of 40, their average time to erection is a mere ten seconds. For some it is shorter, and if it is much longer than ten seconds, it may be an indication of erectile dysfunction.
The initial spurt of a man’s ejaculation travels at approximately 28 miles per hour, even faster than the 100 meters dash world record, which is currently 22.9 miles per hour.
For those intrigued by having a threesome, you will need to travel to Australia as 28% of the population admits to having done a threesome at least once.
Only 5% of the population have sex once a day, while 20% have sex 3-4 times a week. The rest of the population are unknown, but hopefully not too spread out.
Women have the ability to make their voice sound “sexier” in order to entice their men when needed. Men, however, do not possess such an ability and simply have to rely on other factors.
Approximately 60% of men who get aroused have erect nipples. In fact, the nipples are just as sensitive in men as they are in women, which is why so many men get erect nipples.
The recipe to the sensitivity of the clitoris is its 8,000 nerve fibers, which is twice as many as contained in the penis. As such, it is this area that most helps a woman reach orgasm.
As an orgasm becomes imminent in a woman, the vagina decreases in size by as much as 30%. This contraction is most likely to help increase the sensitivity felt by the woman as she climaxes into the orgasm.
Masturbation is known to help cure depression as the release of emotions and hormones when orgasm is reached to put your mind at ease, and make you more comfortable with your own body.
In order to know how much testosterone a man has, compare the length of his ring finger to his index finger. The longer the ring finger is in comparison to the index finger, the more testosterone in his body.
For a woman attempting to reach climax, it will take her only four minutes through masturbation. However, it can take upwards of 10-20 minutes to reach climax during intercourse.
This could be one of the weirdest sex facts you never heard about. Women who are prone to migraines are also more likely to have more sex, because orgasms can help alleviate the pain of a migraine.
Here is one of the short but equally weird sex facts: Approximately 1% of women can achieve full orgasm solely through stimulating their breasts.
Nearly two thirds of all men and women have fantasized about another person while having sexual intercourse with their current partner. Typically, the one being fantasized about is not someone they will be able to have intercourse with, but it may increase theirs or their partners satisfaction.
When you are aroused and prepped for sexual intercourse, you are actually less likely to be grossed out by anything that happens.
Orgasms, along with sneezes, cannot be voluntarily stopped once they have started because they are physiological responses to an event.