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Post-Coital Tristess

Definition - What does Post-Coital Tristess mean?

Post-coital tristess is a feeling of dissatisfaction that descends upon someone usually somewhere between five minutes and two hours after enaging in sexual intercourse. The phenomenon occurs more commonly in men. It can also involve feelings of anxiety.

Kinkly explains Post-Coital Tristess

Post-coital tristess has been widely observed. In some cases, doctors have attempted to treat the condition with antidepressants. Patients reported an improvement in the post-coital tristess, but also a lowered libido due to the antidepressants.
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  • Life without sex might be safer but it would be unbearably dull. It is the sex instinct which makes women seem beautiful, which they are once in a blue moon, and men seem wise and brave, which they never are at all.
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