5. The “messy factor” doesn’t have to hold you back.
Hechtman and Streicher both cite the messy factor as one of the most common barriers people face when considering period sex. Even if you take precautions to decrease your flow, you could still ruin your linens. Streicher advises putting down a towel or old blanket. Once you no longer have to worry about staining the sheets, you’ll be freed up to focus on your and your partner’s pleasure.