Skip navigation! Story from Sex Tips. Heavy petting. Dry sex. Dry humping. No matter what you call it , the act of rubbing your vagina against your partner's leg, knee, erection , or other body parts deserves more respect and love than most people give it. Ditto for rubbing your vagina against sofa ends, pillows, and other inanimate objects.
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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.
Dry sex is a term that has different meanings to different people. Other people think it means going through the motions of sexual intercourse without taking off some or all of your clothes. If ejaculation happens while wearing clothes, then there is no way for the sperm to get through the clothes and into the vagina. This form of dry sex also carries no or very low risk for sharing sexually transmitted diseases STDs. If there are no clothes on, however, and semen comes in contact with the opening of the vagina, pregnancy is possible.
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.