Sweat can make your sex life better. Really.
It's summertime, and contrary to the famous song, the living is not entirely easy. The temperatures are oppressive. The humidity is stifling. Our energy bills are soaring. And all of us—whether we want to admit it or not—are sweating, and sweating a lot.
But, despite the desire most of us have to stay cool and dry and at arm's length from other people during the summer, now might be the best time to get it on. All that sweat we're emitting may, in fact, be the hottest ingredient for a sexy encounter. Sweat Together, Stay Together
At least, that's what Yvonne K. Fulbright, the Fox News Sexpert is telling us. As she sees it, sweaty sex:
—Means more calories and fat are being burned during a vigorous sex session
—Allows for more slithery sex as your bodies slide all over one another
—Makes for a body suctioning effect that enhances feelings of "we're one" during sex
—Offers a new sensation that appeases our desire for variety, like salty kisses How To Kiss Well
—Puts a twist on your routine as it taps into your inner instinct for raw, uninhibited sex
—Can have the two of you resembling the wet sleekness of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models, with slicked back hair and shiny skin
—Releases more of our natural scents, particularly those around the groin, which can be an aphrodisiac, even if on a subconscious level
We appreciate Fulbright's enthusiasm for trying to make the most of our late August heat waves. And even though we find some of her points silly (honestly, even with slicked hair and shiny skin, we don't look like Sports Illustrated swimsuit models), some of her points certainly make sense (new sensations, like salty kisses, are always fun).
To her points, we add just a few more. Sweaty sex:
—Allows you to cut down on your cooling bills because the AC will be turned off.
—Gives you a good excuse to change locations, from the bedroom to the beach to the shower.
—Could lead to new toys entering your sex play, like ice cubes and cold bottled water. Toys In Babeland
—Makes you feel like you're doing a good job of pleasing each other; after all you're both steaming and wet.
We know sweaty sex may not be for everyone, but we do think it's worth trying. The worst that could happen is that you might find yourself wanting to wash yourself and the sheets afterwards (which, let's face it, we frequently want to do anyway). And the best is that you could find yourself having a very, very good time.