Who doesn’t fascinate the idea of love bites? They are the little blissful reminder of your steamed love making. Everything thing about them is thrilling, from showing them off to your friends to hiding it from your parents. But are you sure you know about them all?
Here are some amazing facts about love bites to get you covered!
1.They are often confused as hickeys
A lot of people confuse love bites with hickeys. Hickeys are the marks that are caused by love bites. They are not synonymous to each other.
2. Their color and time to heal differ from people to people
Complexion plays a great role when it comes to defining the color of a bruise. People with iron deficiencies bruise from love bites easily.
3. They are the most common sexual injury.
According to a US survey, hickeys are the most common sexual injuries. The marks caused by then are often misjudged as signs of forced s3x.
4. Those marks could be permanent!
Yes. Those delicious love bites can damage your skin cells permanently.Though the extent of damage depends on your skin’s healing ability and the intensity of the bruise. Ouch?
5. They cause blood clots
Blood clots are an accumulation of blood in a semisolid state in a damaged area, these blood clots can cause serious medical problems as well. In New Zealand, a woman got a brain hemorrhage because she got a hickey on her neck, that caused severe paralysis.
6. They can give you oral herpes
Yes, if an infected person gives you a slurpy love bite there are high chances that you might get infected too.
7. If you dream about them you’re most probably in a toxic relationship
Even though it sounds weird, but it’s true. A psychological study suggested that those people who dream about getting hickeys are most probably in toxic relationships. Dreaming about them reflects that you’re more psychologically affected by relationship than s3xually.
8. We didn’t invent the idea of love bites
Humans didn’t invented the idea of love bites the in middle of a hot session of love making. It has been observed that male animals nibble the neck of a female while making love.
9.They have a place in Kamasutra too!
They are mentioned as ‘coral and jewels’, where the lips are coral and the teeth are symbolic of jewels.
10. They can even kill you
Love bites can cause strokes. A boy in Mexico died after receiving a hickey that leads to a stroke. Love hurts, but love kills? Woah.
So, that was our list. Make sure that when the next time you get so passionately driven, you do not forget that more than anything, your life is important. (Yes.) After all, we are not blessed with the immortality those Vampires enjoy.