Sometimes, it is the simplest things that can really amp up your marriage. Sleeping naked is one of those simple things you can do to improve your marriage.


There are so many reasons to sleep naked, especially as a couple. From physical benefits to health benefits and beyond, sleeping naked is a great way to strengthen multiple pillars of intimacy with minimal effort.

Plus, there are several strategies you can use to incorporate sleeping naked into your marriage, even if you’re hesitant about the idea at first.

Strengthening Your 6 Pillars of Intimacy®

For a happy and healthy marriage, it’s essential to keep your 6 Pillars of Intimacy® strong. Over time, it’s easy to forget to make the effort you did in your early relationship days. As a result, cracks can form in your 6 Pillars of Intimacy.

Sleeping naked is a powerful way to bolster emotional and physical intimacy, and sometimes sexual intimacy too!

Emotional Intimacy

Emotional intimacy is the workhorse of the 6 Pillars because any changes or improvements you want to make typically come up in conversation first. Emotional intimacy is the closeness and connection created through sharing your feelings, thoughts, and desires with each other.

If one of you wants to sleep naked, you’ll build your emotional intimacy by sharing that desire with your spouse. As a result, your conversations around this topic will help bring you closer together.

Deep emotional intimacy also creates an environment of trust and safety, which helps you feel comfortable as you sleep naked.

Sexual Intimacy

Going to bed naked can also lead to increased sexual intimacy. Humans are visual creatures, and seeing your spouse naked might prompt you to initiate sex.

Alternatively, going to bed naked can boost your self-confidence and help you feel more sexy. As a result, you might be more receptive to initiation attempts by your spouse.

Physical Intimacy 

Above all else, sleeping naked is one of the best ways to strengthen physical intimacy, which involves loving, non-sexual touches.

Throughout the night, skin-to-skin contact helps release oxytocin and other hormones that provide incredible health and marriage benefits.

Many couples forget about the importance of physical intimacy. However, strong physical intimacy sets the stage for a vibrant sex life.

What Keeps You From Sleeping Naked?

We get it. There are plenty of reasons you might not feel comfortable sleeping naked.

For some, temperature is a major obstacle. Without pajamas, it feels too cold. If that’s the case, try out an electric space heater or warm flannel sheets. You might also have better luck incorporating this during warmer months.

For others, low self-confidence or body image insecurities might keep you from sleeping naked. You’ll need to engage your emotional intimacy as you share these fears or hesitation with your spouse.

Remember, you don’t have to jump into the deep end on your first attempt. If sleeping completely nude seems like to much right now, try gradually come to bed with less clothing. That method can help you feel more comfortable over time with the idea.

If you’re worried about sleeping naked with kids in the house, use your bedroom lock so there are no surprises. Keep your bathrobes by the door so you can quickly pull them on if you need to check on someone in the middle of the night.

3 Benefits of Sleeping Naked with Your Spouse

Sleeping naked with your spouse has several benefits, both individually and as a couple. Check out the benefits below as inspiration to strip off your clothes and head to bed naked tonight!

Health Benefits 

A healthy spouse is a happy spouse! Sleeping naked has been scientifically proven to improve health.

When you sleep naked, your skin can repair and restore faster and absorb more nutrients. Your metabolism will also improve because your body will have to work while you sleep to maintain that healthy body temperature. 

For both men and women, sleeping naked allows their genitals to “air out.” Your genitals are covered up all day, every day, which makes it an ideal environment for the overgrowth of yeast and bacteria, which can lead to infection and discomfort. Combat this by going to bed with nothing on. 

This is also an ideal environment for the anti-aging hormones to do their job. 

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Sleep Benefits

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes. But did you know that reducing your body temperature can help you fall asleep faster and prevent you from waking throughout the night? As a result, you can experience less stress because you’re getting deeper and more sustained rest.

Feeling less stressed can mean less conflict in marriage because you and your spouse are the best (and most rested!) versions of yourself.

Relationship Benefits

Sleeping naked is also fun. What better way to end the day than to be skin-to-skin with your spouse?

Even if you aren’t conscious when it happens, skin-to-skin contact has several benefits. First, it increases oxytocin levels, which can make you feel happier and more connected to your spouse. This hormone can also help put you in the mood for sex!

Additionally, skin-to-skin contact helps decrease cortisol levels. That means you can experience less stress, fewer headaches, and increased immunity just by sleeping naked.

On busy days when you barely have time to talk with your spouse, sleeping naked is a simple way to strengthen your closeness and connection (in other words, intimacy) through loving touches as you fall asleep, during the night, or when you awake.

You’ll be amazed at the connection, sleep benefits, and sexual interaction you’ll have with your spouse when you sleep naked.

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