Yes, sex feels better when you're in the nude. Actually, so does almost everything. But the heat of the moment is its own reward, too. If you don't have the opportunity to strip down—maybe you've only got time for a quickie—here are expert-approved tips to help you make the best of a clothed situation.
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For those nights when you're in an I-have-to-have-you-now kind of mood. Having sex generally means rolling between the sheets totally naked, enjoying the skin-on-skin intimacy that makes you feels so connected and excited. But getting it on with your clothes on can be thrilling too. The only body parts exposed are your most pleasure-receptive erogenous zones, so they become the main focus of attention. Clothed sex also feels very primal. Here's How to Have Each. Clothes can often work as a prop that changes the way sex feels, and if you keep them on during a hookup, buttoning them back up is one less thing you have to do after the action is over and you want to part ways. Plus, if being naked makes you feel vulnerable, having clothes on can provide a boost of confidence. And hey, sometimes the room is just too damn cold to strip down, and you end up with the wrong kind of goose bumps. Not sexy.
The best sex I ever had didn't include intercourse. I was making out with an ex who I was considering reuniting with, but I wanted to keep our sexual interactions relatively innocent until I decided if I wanted to let him back in emotionally. As we kissed, his jeans-enclosed thigh rubbed between my legs. It felt so silly, so adolescent, so not like what grown-ups do—until he kept at it and I had one of the biggest orgasms of my life.