Your sex drive changes throughout your menstrual cycle with your naturally fluctuating hormone levels, and the physical changes your body goes through each cycle affecting not only if and when you’re in the mood to get it on, but exactly what kind of sex you might be most up for.
Your period and hormones might seem like an unpredictable mystery at times, but they’re actually super easy to track and hack - by which we mean, once you get to know your cycle, you also get a better understanding of how to harness your hormones to make them work for you. Yep, even the worst bouts of PMS can be mitigated! Whether you want to stick it to your cramps, combat hormone-induced mood swings, or go up against your PMS-induced stress, here are some of our top tips for working with your menstrual cycle to get the most out of your sex life. Added bonus? We’re giving you a sex toy recommendation for each stage of the cycle, so you can get frisky in style whether you’re flying solo or partnered up