How To Introduce Sexy Costumes And Roleplay Into The Bedroom

At Lifehacker, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you'll like too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. BTW – prices are accurate and items in stock at the time of posting.

Thought you might never reuse the Halloween cat costume you got last year? Think again! Costumes aren’t just for Christmas, Halloween or Easter. They can be used any (or every) night of the year to enhance your sex play. That’s right, we’re talking about role play, how to initiate it, and why it’s great.

Role play is about more than just walking around on all fours, lapping at saucers of milk. Role play is about indulging in your long-held fantasies and discovering new ones.

It’s about experimenting in the bedroom, and exploring a whole new dimension to your sex play. When someone adopts a different persona, whatever that may be, they often find it easier to open up and explore different scenarios, situations and ideas than they otherwise would. This can be an incredible thrill for both partners and, ultimately, leave you feeling closer.

[referenced url=”” thumb=”×231.jpg” title=”The Best Ultra-Deluxe Sex Toys In Australia” excerpt=”Whether you’re the kind of person who always opts for the finer things in life, or you just fancy treating yourself to a posh wank, ultra-deluxe sex toys have all the bells and whistles to satisfy your needs.”]

What are the options?

The list of what you can do in role play, or what kind of activity you can try is endless. The important thing to consider first and foremost is what you want to get out of it. If you’re looking to explore a more dominant or submissive role, costumes are great for helping you get into character. You, or your partner, might be too shy to take on a dominant role, but that police-themed play will help ease you into it, and the handcuffs will certainly help.

If you want to bring back a little intrigue to your sex life, something as simple as a new item of clothing, or even a wig, can reintroduce the mystique.

Perhaps you just want to explore sex as someone, or something, else. Many of us have harboured a secret fantasy pairing, be it doctor/nurse, secretary/boss, student/teacher, and with a consenting partner, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore your deepest desires.

[referenced url=”” thumb=”×231.jpg” title=”Why Your Man Needs A Sex Toy” excerpt=”If you’re reading this, it’s quite possible you have – or at the very least, someone you know has – tried a sex toy. And of course why wouldn’t you? They’re great. You might use yours every day or only break it out as a birthday treat, either way it’s likely to give you some bloody awesome orgasms. The kind of orgasms, in fact, that you might want for your significant other. If you need more persuading as to why your boyfriend needs a sex toy then here are seven failsafe reasons.”]

How to go about introducing it?

As with any kind of new bedroom play, it’s important to discuss it first with your partner. Explain what you’d like to get out of your roleplay and exactly what you’d like to happen in your fantasy. If you’re worried that your partner might be a little put off by your fantasy and worry that you’re secretly hankering after an old boss or teacher, frame it in a slightly different way. Explain that you had a dream about them where they had the starring role in your fantasy.

They’ll probably be quite turned on at the prospect of you having an erotic dream about them, and more inclined to explore it. Equally important as broaching it beforehand, is setting boundaries. If you’ve got any kind of dominance play in your fantasy, ensure you set your boundaries before you begin and have a safe word so that nothing gets out of hand.

[referenced url=”” thumb=”×231.jpg” title=”Five Items Every Woman Needs In Her Lingerie Drawer” excerpt=”Like your favourite jeans, or that ever-flattering LBD that takes the guesswork out of getting ready, good lingerie can make you feel fantastic. Whether your lingerie drawer is home to 10 identical pairs of black briefs, a trusty T-shirt bra and a tangle of tights, or so much satin it looks like Dita VT’s dressing up box, what if we told you you could give it an easy overhaul by adding just five pieces?”]

How to prepare?

Plan your outfit. You’ve got your fantasy in mind, but it’s important to feel comfortable and confident in what you’re wearing. Look for a style of costume that’ll flatter your body shape and look for something that makes you feel as sexy as possible. This will ensure your fantasy play gets off to a flying start.

Also, consider where the role play will take place. If it’s in the bedroom, is there something you can do to enhance the play? Any props that might help set the scene? If you’re taking it outside of the bedroom, consider what your options are in the location of your choice. If you’re playing cops and robbers, remember you can’t actually go to the local jail!

Whether you’re going for sex kitten, school girl or seductive secretary, the most important thing is to have fun and enjoy yourselves. And, if you end up giggling, so what? Laughter is a great aphrodisiac!

[referenced url=”” thumb=”×231.jpg” title=”10 Sex Terms You Probably Need To Google” excerpt=”For many of us, the act of sex is just as important as eating food. And yet, while we constantly seek out new and varied culinary experiences, we tend to stick to the basics when it comes to sexual intercourse. This is a mistake that you should definitely rectify.”]

Jess Wilde is a blogger and sex toy expert who writes for Lovehoney Australia. You can see a list of their best-selling products here.

The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

Here are the cheapest plans available for Australia’s most popular NBN speed tier.

At Lifehacker, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you'll like too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. BTW – prices are accurate and items in stock at the time of posting.


Leave a Reply