Moaning During Sex, A Punishable Offence, Says Lawyer

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A Ghanaian lawyer, Maurice Ampaw, has said that incessant loud moaning during sex is a crime and must carry a penalty.

According to myjoyonline, Ampaw says moaning infringes on the rights of others and must be stopped.

He said, “Why is it that you are having sex, I cannot sleep? In a compound house, they are having sex with you and everybody cannot sleep, you are infringing upon their rights to privacy and you are committing a crime because you are committing what we call a sexual nuisance.

“Everything that makes noise, everything that makes you uncomfortable is a nuisance.

The lawyer explained, “There are some girls when they are having sex and you are passing on the streets, you will hear them moaning and screaming.

“The worst ones are the men. If you are a man and you are having sex and you are talking and moaning, can’t you control yourself? You should have self-control,” he said. “When animals are having sex do you hear them moaning like that?”

Ampaw also gave an instance of when he had to lodge in a hotel and could not sleep because of the noise coming from a couple that also lodged in the same hotel.

He narrated, “After I had finished with a hard day’s work at 7 o’clock I checked into my room and this guy and this girl came to town to rest, I was lying down before I could realize, [their] bed [was making noise] and then I woke up, I could not sleep and the girl was giving commentary.”

“If you are enjoying, enjoy but don’t come and infringe on (my rights). We must put a stop to it,” he concluded.

EXPERT SHARES EXPERIENCE

Oh, oh, yeah! Moaning is a way for people to communicate or express excitement and pleasure. Some women and men moan as a signal to let their partner know that the sensation feels good. Others utter sounds and let their bodies move freely as they “lose control” and allow themselves to be part of the sexual and satisfying experience.

Movies, television, and music present us with idealized sex scenes or lyrics of people moaning and panting at the height of passion. In reality, while some people are vocal and may moan and groan until the sun comes up, some folks may muffle any sounds with a pillow, while others do not make a single peep. Some express themselves by twitching or moving their bodies rhythmically as a response to sexual pleasure.

Moaning doesn’t only happen during sex. Some people make small sounds while kissing, giving or receiving a massage, or snuggling. Others don’t have to be sexually excited to make a sound. While humans don’t typically purr, some people may make a soft moaning sound when their hair or head is stroked — just like a cat might if it were being petted. There are also times when someone might be eating something really fantastic and a light “mmm…” escapes his or her lips. This sound can be used to express the way s/he’s feeling as s/he is savoring the taste.

You may or may not want to expand your moaning repertoire. However, if you’re a screamer, you might want to be considerate of your neighbors and think about turning it down a notch.