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

There's no doubt that our environment has a profound effect on our mood. As soon as we enter a space, a symphony of scents, sounds, and visuals spark our senses, prompting the brain to interpret and react to our surroundings. Given that our days start and end in one room, there's one big question to consider: How do our bedrooms influence our minds?

The way we choose to decorate our bedrooms isn't just aesthetic, says Jessica O'Reilly, PhD, sexologist, relationship therapist, and WeVibe ambassador. According to O'Reilly, the objects, scents, textures, and sounds in our rooms all influence intimacy, especially if we share the space with an S.O. Yes, positioning a phone charger on the nightstand could inhibit our sex lives, and choosing a new scent could help spark arousal. As it turns out, your bedroom could impact your sex life—here's how to make the most of it.