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
Many facts about sex have become knowledge, but some still lay hidden in secret, just waiting to be discovered. The following facts may have you thinking for quite some time.
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. 18
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.