Yes, Your Bedroom Impacts Your Sex Life—Here's How to Change It

Sophie Miura

There's no doubt that our environment has a profound effect on our mood. As soon as you enter a space, a symphony of scents, sounds, and visuals spark your senses, prompting the brain to interpret and react to your surrounds. Given our day starts and ends in one room, it prompts the question, how does your bedroom influence you?

The way you choose to decorate your bedroom isn't just aesthetic, says Jessica O'Reilly, Ph.D., sexologist, relationship therapist, and WeVibe ambassador. According to O'Reilly, the objects, scents, textures, and sounds in your bedroom all subtly influence intimacy, especially if you share the space with an S.O. Yes, positioning your phone charger on the nightstand could inhibit your sex life and choosing a new scent could help spark arousal and blood flow.

As it turns out, your bedroom could subtly impact your sex life—here's how to make the most of it.

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