Let’s face it, no relationship is perfect. Regardless of how much you love and care about your partner, you are going to have arguments at some point in your relationship. During such times, the last thing that is going to be on your mind is taking off your clothes and having passionate sex with your partner. 

Well, it might surprise you to know that having sex after a fight offers benefits that will take your relationship to the next level. 

This article shed light on light on some reasons why couples should consider having make-up sex. Before we dive right into that, we are first going to take a close look at what makeup sex is all about. 

What exactly is makeup sex? 

Sex that couples have after a fight or an argument is referred to as Makeup sex. Unlike regular sex which is slow and passionate, make-up sex is super intense most of the time. 

There are two main reasons why couples may want to have sex after a fight. Below is an overview of each of them.

Flight or fight response

During the heat of an argument our heart rate increases and our blood starts pumping faster. In this state, we are more likely to become aroused. That’s just the way we are wired.  

Arousal transfer 

According to sex experts, becoming aroused after an argument is caused by a concept that is referred to as arousal transfer. The emotion and adrenaline you experienced during a fight can be transferred into sexual arousal. 

Passionate couple in bed

Top benefits of makeup sex 

Below are some of the benefits of makeup sex. 

Makes couples feel less upset- one of the key benefits of makeup sex 

Fighting or arguing with your partner may make you feel emotions like anger and hate, just to mention a few. It may be uncomfortable and scary for you to see yourself feeling negative emotions towards someone you love and care about. 

Make-up sex can help ease tension and make couples less upset after a fight. You see, the oxytocin that is released during intercourse will make couples feel good and remember that their partner still cares about them. 

You can take things to the next level and release more stress by cuddling and engaging in other intimate acts after intercourse.  

Make-up sex can improves communication in a relationship 

Let’s be clear about something. Make-up sex isn’t going to miraculously fix your relationship problem. But it can create a window for you to communicate with your partner at a dipper level. 

After several rounds of intimate sex in the bedroom, you are likely going to become less angry. As your anger energy ebbs away, you will be more likely to patch things up with your partner. Since there aren’t any distractions around, you will be able to communicate better with your partner. 

Make-up sex can heighten intimacy 

Having hot sex after an argument can make you feel even closer to your partner. You see, intimacy isn’t only about the good times when things are rosy. It is also about how close you are to your partner, even when you are fighting. 

As mentioned above, couples are more likely to experience a range of emotions after a fight. These emotions can arouse couples and make them more likely to try new things like sex toys, lube, and even kinky stuff. Since their emotions are heightened, they will be more open-minded. 

After an intimate session under the sheets, you are going to feel much closer to your partner. 

Makeup sex can make couples more open-minded- This is one of the side benefits of make-up sex

Make-up sex can help couples break barriers and take their bedroom game to the next level. 

Since makeup sex is intense and super passionate, couples usually let their guard down and offer themselves to their partner.

With nothing holding them back, they will be more inclined to try new sex positions or other stuff they would have been too shy to try. 

To ensure that you have a great experience, it is critical that you use lube. The intense emotion you are feeling may make it difficult for your body to produce enough lube.  

Final note

There you have it, the top benefits of makeup sex. Trust me there is more, you just have to step out of your comfort zone and try it out. You will be glad you did.

While makeup sex isn’t going to fix your relationship problem, it is going to put you and your partner in a state where you can communicate at a dipper level. If you want to take your makeup sex to the next level, you should use everything from sex toys to lube.