Summer Sex? Here Are 5 Things To Consider When It’s Hot

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Summer sex can get sticky pretty fast. Here’s what you can do to prepare ahead of time.

This summer sure has been sweaty. While the season is usually linked with longer days and more fun, sometimes it’s too hot out to do anything but lounge in bed with your AC on, if you’re lucky enough to even have AC.

While there’s not a lot you can do when it comes to the weather, there are some things you can do about summer sex. Preparedness is key and a few steps can make your whole experience sexier and more pleasant, resulting in more sex. Here are some things you can do to be ready for summer sex no matter the heat.

Turn on the AC ahead of time

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While the electric bill is a concern during the summertime, it’s key if you’re looking for some romance. No one wants to have sex in a sticky and humid room. Some good airflow will make your room seem nicer and will provide some much refuge from the heat.

Use your shades

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Your shades are very important during the summer, keeping the sun out and the cool in. When thinking about summer sex, this should be one of your priorities.

Try out new things

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If it’s too hot out, try out new things, like ice cubes and minimizing full body contact. Try your best to avoid unnecessary warmth.

Protect yourself from UTIs

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The summer months are popular for UTIs, vaginal infections, and other painful inconveniences due to sweaty clothes, wet bathing suits, etc. Pay special attention to your body during these months, bringing a change of underwear to super hot days and beach days. Also, avoid beach sex, which is pretty rough on your body and provides the perfect opportunity for infections.

Be extra safe

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The summertime is perfect for dating, which means that you should be extra careful when having sex with other people. Have fun but remember to use protection, and avoiding unwanted pregnancies and all sorts of STIs. Also, a piece of timeless and seasonless advice: pee after sex!

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