What goes up… Why sex during your menses is bad for your health

YB Blog Nov 2 Sex during mensesOver the years I’ve heard some heterosexual couples say that they feel the safest to have sex during their menstruation, as they feel like this is the best time to not get pregnant. Well, anytime you have sex, pregnancy is a possibility, Secondly, if you are having sex during your menstruation, you are doing a huge disservice to yourself and your yoni.

Energetically having sex during menstruation is counteractive. Blood is flowing down and out, to taking anything up and in, is going against the natural flow of what your body is doing. In some indigenous cultures, during this most sacred time of menstruation, retreat, and relaxation was important, for the opportunity got to go within and be still. Menstruation is definitely not the time to have to deal with someone else’s energy. Please honor this time, your yoni and health, by giving yourself a well deserved break.