Suffering from post-sex blues? Here’s all you need to know about Postcoital Dysphoria

Written by Anjali Jha
| New Delhi |
Published: August 8, 2018 8:10:56 pm

Feeling sad, depressed after sex is a real health issue. (Representational Image)

The obsession with sex and everything related to it is a cause of concern. While sex addiction has become easier to talk about behind closed doors, during therapy sessions, post-sex blues are yet to be identified as a problem, at least on a larger scale. Probably, because most people are not aware of it themselves. Feeling sad, depressed and finding yourself in tears after sex is a real health issue and there is a term for it: ‘Postcoital Dysphoria’.

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