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Saturday, November 16. 2019
Cool weather Scientific Survey for guys: What do you sleep in, if anything?
Do any adult men wear pajamas anymore? Do they even exist for men? If they do, are they just for douches or very elderly?
If you live in a chilly house with just a wood stove or something, I understand bundling up at night. But how? Long johns? What about nightshirts?
Without having gathered any data on how other guys sleep, my guess is that most guys sleep either in the nude to feel rough and ready, or in underwear.
What about our readers?
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So the first question you need to ask is at what temperature do you keep the house at. I keep mine at 70, but that varies from room to room. The Den is at 70 the Bedroom will be at 67 (north east side of the house). I sleep in my skivvies, navy slang for underwear.
My father (86) still wears PJ's.
I prefer the room cool and a thick blanket, so I have several sets of boxers reserved as PJs.
Same as above - window slightly open all winter, good blanket, birthday suit to feel free.
Lightweight running shorts in the warm months (it's a GI barracks thing), PJ bottoms when it's colder. PJ tops and I have fought since I was a kid, and they always win.
Maybe it depends on the makeup of members of the household who may come in unexpectedly. For example, if there are young girls in the house.
Well, sure, for when you're being...um...active, but otherwise, no locking. Nothing is more fun than having some little tykes come in early and jump all over the bed. PJs are a small price to pay for that. I miss that, now, and being able to sleep nekkid isn't enough of a benefit to make me miss it less.
Active? You mean, like, snoring, or even worse, she is snoring? ;-)
T-shirt only, warm bedcovers, house thermo set to 60°, and we have a ceiling fan turned on year-round.
Hey, we like the breeze and sleeping in a cold room!
Yep, pyjamas and they're still readily available. Elderly, spouse passed on, so no-one to keep me warm. Thermostat at 68 at night.
Birthday suit, aka: nude, since my mother stopped tucking me in at night; age 12 or so. Warmth has nothing to do with it, we use enough blankets for that.
I will sleep in my boxers when staying at someone else's home.
I've never understood how one can sleep in full pajamas. Don't they get bound up and restrictive on your sleep time movements?
I try to sleep in bed or the comfy chair.
I always sleep in the ballet and sometimes the opera.
Until the new preacher came, I used to sleep in church.
So do others.
"If all the people who fell asleep in church on Sunday morning were laid out end to end…they would be a great deal more comfortable!”
– Abraham Lincoln
I sometimes have night sweats; in that case, i put on a cotton shirt that I can pull off when it gets soggy. Otherwise, skin.
Like Mike, lightweight shorts all year round.
Temp in the house set to 20° C (68° F for my American friends) on the geothermal all the time (for heat in winter and AC in summer).
Fireplace-cum-stove when we want some cosy, radiant heat.
Started wearing pajamas when my daughter was old enough to ask "what's that".
250-year-old house heated with a pellet stove--yup, the upstairs bedroom gets kinda coolish this time of year. That's what blankets and comforters are for.
I've slept in the buff for the last 50+ years. I'm neither rough nor ready anymore, but I do change positions several times a night and can't imagine the binding of PJs or skivvies. I also, uhhh, take advantage of maximum evaporative cooling during vitamin D season when possible. Maybe there's a connection.
Can wear all listed, and have PJ's for situations like a hospital stay, but otherwise, starkers...
Bedroom is the warmest room in this house. Wife and I generally sleep naked even if we're just sleeping.
My first wife and I always slept in the nude. That always resulted in sex. Whoop! Whoop!
Underwear. We keep the house at 68 F at night. Gas is cheap and the flowers and trees love the CO2 I make for them.
Please find more interesting survey.This could be from Cosmopolitan.
Will no one say a kind word for the noble nightshirt?
My husband wears flannel pajamas, I'll have you know - and right cuddly he looks in them, too.
Always found pajamas too constricting as I turn over a lot at night. So: Naked it is. Cold? Use another blanket
Underwear and a tee-shirt, or no underwear and a tee-shirt, or long-johns on really cold nights, but never that button-down pajama top; it gets bunchy.
Underwear only, always. If I get cold during the night I'll borrow the edge of the sheet and/or comforter my wife is covered with.
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