Does sex make a woman’s butt bigger?

The lack of sex education propels various myths and misconceptions about it. One such question is 'Does sex make a woman's butt bigger?'. Find out whether it's true!

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Know how sex affects or doesn't affect a woman's butt size. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Purvi Kalra Published on: 28 September 2022, 20:10 pm IST
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For most of us, our primary understanding of sex came either from a random mix of steamy movie scenes, classroom discussions, or a few vague hearsays from adults or our teenage years. As a result, our sex education is either partly true or completely a myth. Men’s pleasure has always been heavily taken into consideration when talking about the boons of having sex, while women live half-aware of the changes their bodies could experience post-sex. Thus come doubts such as, “Does sex make a woman’s butt bigger?”

Well, Seema Anand, a sexual health educator who often gets queries from her readers, was stumped to get some bizarre questions around the effects of sex on women’s bodies. Among these were curious minds about whether sex and masturbation make a woman gain weight or whether their “bum becomes bigger”.

“Absolutely no,” was Seema Anand’s emphatic response as she took to her Instagram page to debunk myths about sex, especially about the role of sex in bigger buttocks.

She pricked the bubble through her Instagram caption to make people aware that no amount of sex can make a woman’s bum bigger.

“Having sex, or being intimate, does NOT make your bum bigger. Or hips, thighs, tummy, or any other part of the body. It doesn’t make you walk with your legs apart or do any of the other strange things to your body that you’ve been told,” asserted the author of “The Arts of Seduction”.

Check out Seema Anand’s Instagram post on sex and butt size right here!

How does sex change your body then?

To start with, there’s no connection between sex and butt size. Sex can only lead to an emotion of pleasure or displeasure.

“Pleasure is an emotion. If the experience has been good, it leaves you feeling good. If it has been bad, it leaves you feeling shitty. But, it doesn’t alter your measurements. Every time society has wanted to control a woman’s attempts at independence, they have done it by telling her that it will decrease her beauty in some way. And unfortunately, it has worked every time,” explains Seema Anand.

Women’s pleasure and emotions during sex have always taken a backseat in front of their male counterparts. Every time a woman gathers the courage to stand for her freedom, beauty standards, and unrealistic expectations have taken the liberty back from her. However, the sexual health expert urges all women to not give in to such myths, and instead, relish the pleasures of sex.

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All you can do is tone up your butt with exercise! Image Courtesy: Shutterstock

Sex should be about pleasure and safety

A woman has full right over her body, and Seema Anand urges every lady to take charge, especially when it comes to safe sex.

“If you are going to be intimate- be sensible, be safe, use protection, watch out for abusive or coercive behaviour, and only do if you really want to”.

Never bar yourself from the pleasures of sex under the fear of stereotypical beauty standards. If anything, good sex will offer umpteen benefits from the release of ‘love hormone’ oxytocin, to a flushed face to deep sleep to attachment, to name a few.

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Purvi Kalra Purvi Kalra

After testing her skill-set in the field of management and marketing, Purvi Kalra is exploring the world of turning thoughts to words. Her penchant for writing stems for being an avid reader all her life. Her work drives her to be better every day.

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