By Laura Snyder
There are the obvious mood-killing moves - like telling us we remind you of your mother, while you're undressing us. You know how to avoid those. But there are many more subtle mistakes you guys sometimes make that kill the thrill. Go ahead and purge these moves from your foreplay repertoire.
So, a nun walks into a bar...
Humor can be sexy, but that doesn't mean you should be in there cracking knock-knock jokes and reciting limericks. A bad joke could have her backing out your bedroom door before you can even reach the punchline. Keep it light and good-natured: "Someone hasn't shaved in awhile," or "Ooh, look how that squishes" are not playful.
But there's only five minutes left in this quarter...
Nothing kills the mood faster than a fellow who's "accidentally" left the television on. If she catches you mid-coitus with your eye on the instant reply, you're a dead man.
Okay, you are just not going to talk us into bringing your webcam to bed with us with your pathetic whining. So stop begging for something when we've already told you no. If you really want to try something, ask us before we're naked and suggest it as something fun for both of us to try.
Would it be okay if I...
It's sweet you don't want to take advantage of us. But here's the thing: sometimes we want you to. Nothing makes us want to climb back into our clothes faster than a guy who asks for sex the same way he'd beg for a favor. An exciting lover will take pains to make sure their partner wants to get down and dirty. An intense look, or meaningful touch, is much hotter than hearing, "Can I please make love to you?"