When it comes to having morning sex, the early bird catches the … I’m not even gonna finish that one. We’ll stick with this: Rise and bang, y’all. There’s much more than double-shot espressos or punishing treadmill poundings waiting on the other end of an early wake-up call.
Morning sex has so many perks that you’ll forget it was ever tempting to hit snooze. Here’s 10 reasons to consider…
1. It Relaxes You For The Day Ahead
It’s hard to let bad traffic annoy you when you pull onto the highway already mad chill.
2. It Turns Your Brain On
Orgasms are good for your brain. Not only does la petite mort increase oxygen and blood flow to this vital organ, it summons other various nutrients as well. Essentially, having sex can activate your entire brain. YEP.
3. It Sets A Positive Tone That Will Make Your Whole Day Better
Work can suck in general. It can also specifically suck emotional, spiritual, and physical energy from you. But morning sex is the best because no matter what happens the rest of the day, you already got laid, so life can’t be that bad.
4. You’re Too Groggy To Be Self-Conscious
When it’s early in the day and you are sans caffeine, you’re far less likely to fret over your inhibitions. Everything is in soft focus.
5. It’s Convenient If You’re Already In Bed With Someone
It just isn’t convenient to jump two train lines for the sole reason of knocking boots before work. But when you already have an attractive warm body sharing the bed, it doesn’t get much easier than that.
6. The Spontaneity Is Hot
Often, a lot of planning comes into play when you’re looking to get frisky. But morning sex often seems to just kind of happen — but in a sexy way, where you both are half-awake but instantly turned on by the body laying next to yours.
7. It’s A Fun Treat
At least in the beginning, a nice a.m. sheets sesh feels like you got away with something. And that something is some wicked morning delight.
8. It’s A Great Equalizer
You and your partner are different. Your days, schedules, and stress levels are rarely ever going to be identical, which means you’re likely to have mismatched energy levels by the end of the day. Getting your freak on in the morning offers a level playing field, assuming that both of you got a decent night’s sleep.
9. The Lighting Is Way Flattering
When the sun hangs low in the sky, the light becomes diffused and softens. The “golden hour” is an actual thing that exists. It happens twice a day, once during the last hour of light before sunset and again the first hour after sunrise. You can actually find the specific golden hour where you live, and plan accordingly.
10. … Why Not?
It’s funny how many people I spoke with didn’t identify as morning people, but will get up earlier than their alarm if it means a good orgasm or two. Even if you consider sleep a most holy gift (and you’re not wrong), you probably don’t have a great reason to not give morning sex a go. There’s no reason not to try it.