“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.”
— Marilyn Monroe
Laughter is often called the best medicine, but did you know it can also be sexy? Yes, you read that right. There’s something about laughter that makes a person irresistibly attractive and can spice up any relationship—making someone laugh shows off your intelligence and ability to connect with others emotionally. So, if you want to spice up your romantic relationship, add plenty of humor!
Laughter is Contagious
Have you ever been in a room of people laughing and found yourself laughing uncontrollably, too? That’s because laughter is contagious. When we see someone laughing, we can’t help but join in the fun. When two people laugh together, it creates an instant connection that can lead to a more intimate and romantic relationship.
Laughter Shows Confidence
People who can make others laugh are perceived as confident, intelligent, and self-assured. The ability to let go and be goofy is a highly attractive quality in romantic partners. Plus, being able to make someone laugh shows that you can handle awkward situations with ease, making you even more desirable.
Laughter is a Natural Aphrodisiac
Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, chemicals in our brain responsible for pleasure and happiness. These endorphins can create a natural high that makes us feel good and more open to romantic advances. So, try making your partner laugh next time you want to set the mood!
Laughter Boosts Intimacy
When we share a moment of laughter with someone, it creates a sense of closeness and intimacy. It’s almost like we’re sharing a secret no one knows. This can strengthen the bond between two people and make them feel more connected.
Laughter Can Help Diffuse Conflict
In any relationship, conflicts are bound to happen. But when both partners have a good sense of humor, they can use it to diffuse tense situations and make light of the issue. This can help reduce stress and tension in the relationship, making navigating difficult times more manageable. Some couples use humor to interrupt an argument, stopping the conflict before it gets out of hand.
Laughter Can Make You More Playful
When we laugh, we tend to let our guard down and become more playful. This can add an element of fun and excitement to any relationship, making it more enjoyable for both partners. Life can be difficult at times; we all need someone who will help us let go of stress and enjoy the moments of joy.
Laughter Can Prove Compatibility
Sharing a sense of humor with someone is a sign of compatibility. When two people can laugh at the same things, it shows that they have similar values and views on life. This can help create a stronger foundation for a long-lasting relationship.
Laughter Can Help Overcome Shyness
For some people, being shy can hinder their ability to connect with others romantically. But when humor is involved, it can help break the ice and make the shy person feel more comfortable. Opening up and allowing your true personality to shine is always attractive. Recent research shows that women like men who make them laugh, and men like women who laugh at their jokes.
Laughter Can Spice Up the Bedroom
Speaking of sex, laughter can also help spice up things in the bedroom. Sharing inside jokes or making each other laugh during intimate moments can make it more exciting and enjoyable for both partners. Sometimes, sex is just funny; it’s okay to laugh together!
Laughter is Fun and Adventurous
Funny people are more adventurous and outgoing, making them attractive to potential partners. They are always up for trying new things and having fun, making them great companions in life and love.
Laughter Creates Lasting Memories
Some of the best memories we have with our partners involve moments of laughter. These moments we look back on and cherish create a strong bond between two people. Research shows that romantic partners are more likely to stay together when they retell their love story with humor and positivity.
Laughing with your partner will help you release stress and build security in the relationship. No matter what your style of humor might be, someone out there will find laughing with you irresistibly sexy!
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This article written and syndicated by Midlife is Magical.
Melane Ann is a writer, blogger, and life coach. In 2020, she turned her experience in midlife divorce and creating a new life for herself into midlifeismagical. With a master's in Marriage and Family Therapy, Melane focuses on helping women over 50 navigate their relationships and commit to healthy aging. She and her new husband share 7 children between them. Melane jokes that she has a black belt in blended families! In addition to her writing, Melane works virtually with her coaching clients from her home office.