Women aren’t the only ones with between-the-sheets worries. Turns out, men fret over everything from birth control to their ability to bring you to an orgasm. Here, a few guys divulge their biggest worries when it comes to the bedroom.
When should I bring up birth control? “I want to be safe, so I know I have to bring it up at some point,” says another guy. “But when to bring it up is key. Ask too soon and you risk offending the woman if she wasn’t prepared to go all the way. Wait too long and you can really ruin a mood—especially if no one has a condom handy!”
Does she like my body? “I wish I could say I have a six-pack, but I’m trying to be honest here,” says one guy. “My body could use a little gym time. So during sex, I’ve got fingers and toes crossed she’s focused on how she feels and not how my gut is rubbing up against her.”
Did she just have an orgasm? “Was that an orgasm moan, or an I’m-almost-there-so-keep-doing-what-you’re-doing moan? Half of the time, I’m not 100 percent sure,” says another. “I worry about making the wrong call and moving on before she’s come.”
How do I measure up? “I’ve definitely found myself worrying about how I stack up against other guys she’s been with,” another guy says. “Was he bigger? Did he make you feel better? Once we hit a groove, it’s out of my head—but I’d be lying if I said I never worried she’s comparing me to someone else.”
Can she tell how much I’m sweating? “Is sweat sexy?” one guys asks. “I sure hope so, because I can get pretty slick during sex. When I feel that first bead of sweat start to drip down my face, I think, please don’t let that fall on her. I want to turn her on, not gross her out.”
Do any of these answers surprise you? Might your guy fret over any of these same things? And what might be some other things men worry about during sex?
By Jillian Kramer
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