In my opinion, women can have it all — whatever they want to have, that is: a career, babies, no babies, friendships, marriage, polyamory in lieu of marriage, girls-only orgies, whatever. The one catch? When it comes to sex, when your schedule involves a 6:30 a.m. cycling class and concludes with 9 p.m. dinner reservations, finding the energy to have sex after a long day often seems harder than getting up after the third press of the snooze button.
You know the feeling: You’ve finally gotten home and flopped down on your bed, half-asleep, thinking “Yeah, I could have sex right now, but I don’t feel like going all out.” Throw in a scheduled Tinder date or live-in partner providing welcome-home kisses, and you may feel additional encouragement to find the energy to have sex when you’re feeling lazy.
Of course, it’s totally fine to feel completely lazy and “ugh” about sex on a day you’ve sat around all day binge-watching Law and Order: SVU. Feeling too tired and worn out for vigorous, effortful sex isn’t simply for the over-scheduled. Plus, if you’re just too tired for sex, period, then there’s no reason to feel compelled to get it on – like I said, women can do whatever the hell they want.
However, if you want to get laid, but for whatever reason — whether it’s a pizza-induced food coma or a hard day of hustling — you’re feeling too exhausted to put much effort into it, we’ve got you covered. Here are seven tips to help you bone down and get off when staying put on the couch seems more appealing than anything that requires breaking a sweat.
The gap between what we learned in sex ed and what we’re learning through sexual experience is big — way too big. So we’re helping to connect those dots by talking about the realities of sex, from how it’s done to how to make sure it’s consensual, safe, healthy, and pleasurable all at once. Check out morehere.
Invoke the power of the vibrator.
It’s amazing how rapidly one can go from zero to “do me” with the aid of a vibrator pressed against their clit.
As one woman told Refinery29: “I lie there lazily like a dead fish and let it do the work.”
Confession: I did not want to have sex with my partner on his birthday this year. My lack of libido had nothing to do with him, but rather, the mass quantities of gnocchi followed by crème brûlée we consumed at his birthday dinner. So as I lay in bed digesting, to help overpower the carb-induced sleepiness, I pulled out my Lelo Alia vibrator and gave myself a head start as my partner sat on our couch simultaneously digesting. With the aid of the calming, yet powerful, vibrations, after a minute or so, I was so close to coming that I summoned the birthday boy into our bedroom to finish me off with oral sex. I had one of the most intense orgasms of my life, and then returned the favor (it was his birthday, after all).
When you’re stuck in a food coma (or any other type of sleepy, yet horny, state), using sex toys is a perfect way to get the orgasmic ball rolling.
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