Are there any benefits to wearing underwear?

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  1. peeples profile image93
    peeplesposted 11 years ago

    Are there any benefits to wearing underwear?

    I mean what's the purpose of wearing them?

  2. nightwork4 profile image61
    nightwork4posted 11 years ago

    my wife thinks the same way. to her underwear is just another thing to put on that makes no sense. as for the benefits, i guess it makes stripping her down a bit more interesting.

    1. peeples profile image93
      peeplesposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Your wife is a smart lady!

  3. christin53 profile image84
    christin53posted 11 years ago

    It keeps you warm. Helps with embarrassing accidents plus I don't want to wash my jeans everyday as I do with underwear. Of course on a hot day under a dress being underwear free is extremely nice smile

    1. traslochimilano profile image56
      traslochimilanoposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Hi christin,
                  I liked your opinion very much. Underwear help us at many moment and if we are not wear this then i need a new jeans daily. Hahahaha

    2. Becky Bruce profile image67
      Becky Bruceposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      haha, Christin, I adore your answer! So true about the jeans...

  4. T. R. Brown profile image60
    T. R. Brownposted 11 years ago

    Speaking for the male perspective, it can help keep things out of the zipper.  This can be very important indeed.

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    David Ramsesposted 11 years ago

    They help when you rip your pants at work.

  6. RBJ33 profile image69
    RBJ33posted 11 years ago

    For mega-mature (that means old) men - absolutely necessary

    1. peeples profile image93
      peeplesposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Either I just completly understood that and can't help but LOL or my mind wondered off the deep end!

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      jonnycomelatelyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      It helps to get around to it - loosely speaking!

  7. teyeger82 profile image64
    teyeger82posted 11 years ago

    I agree that they can be uncomfortable and hot but they can save a lot of embarassment too. Recently, I was conducting a small class that consisted mostly of men. I might have been all of eight feet from the front row and right as the class was about to start this very tall man walked in and sat down in the front row. He had very long legs and he just sat there with his legs propped wide open just like any man would sit. The only problem was that the seam starting just below his zipper was ripped badly. It was a large rip. He had on tan pants with navy blue underwear! Because of the contrasting colors it was very evident but at least he had on underwear!

    1. RavenBiker profile image59
      RavenBikerposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      What I want to know is why where you looking?  That is a better, more interesting story than the color blue.

  8. Ciel Clark profile image72
    Ciel Clarkposted 11 years ago

    Short skirts on a windy day!  This is a situation that can be helped by some kind of undergarment.

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      jonnycomelatelyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Not something I have experienced !!   Haha... I'm too young for that !

  9. yoginijoy profile image66
    yoginijoyposted 11 years ago

    Underwear, from my perspective, is about the sexy factor! It can be something that nobody sees and hence it is a "secret", as in the brand "Victoria's Secret."  Or... due to the male gaze or interest in visual stimulation lingerie can create some heat and the sparks may begin to fly!

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    JThomp42posted 11 years ago

    Well, I suppose if you go commando, You could save money not having to buy underwear. smile

  11. rneufeld profile image62
    rneufeldposted 11 years ago

    It's because we have all had dreams about being in the classroom as kids and standing in front of the class in nothing but our underwear!  That was bad enough, but think if we didn't have our underwear on!!  Thank goodness for underwear!

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    Hubert Williamsposted 11 years ago

    They keep fart stains of your white jeans. They also collect the dingleberies before they roll down you leg and fall out of your pants leg.

    1. TerryK81 profile image60
      TerryK81posted 11 years agoin reply to this


  13. arb profile image77
    arbposted 11 years ago

    If you forget to put your pants on it helps a lot. If you buy them at Victorias it really helps a lot and it helps in positioning wayward equipment that has a mind of own. I can't speak for women, but, an Oregon winter will freeze anyting uninsulated. Just the thought makes me shrivel up and shudder.

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    Debbie Dallasposted 11 years ago

    YES! Any undies FOR MEN- that has a hole in the front,

    Unzipp your pants, pull your wiener out of hole ( thank god for the hole in this case) -

    NOW - just let that wiener hang on out of your jeans- walk around the house and show your wife! Don't tell her! She will lol soo hard! Ck it out in the mirror!


    1. JamiJay profile image72
      JamiJayposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I just laughed so hard after reading this, that was some good comic relief for the day.

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    topaz blueposted 11 years ago

    Well I must admit I am still wearing a thermal vest in Badenoch and Strathspey in the Scottish Highlands as the temperature here has been so variable, and struggled so far to reach double figures. So I would say my thermal leggings, vest and socks are well worth the effort.
    Fun question!
    Topaz Blue

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      jonnycomelatelyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Aye - "The wind blows high an' the wind blows low....!"

  16. LilaDaley profile image72
    LilaDaleyposted 11 years ago

    I have to wear undies all the time, otherwise it just feels so awkward and uncomfortable.

    1. sarahmoose profile image66
      sarahmooseposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Agree with you Lila, I don't feel right without them!!

  17. RavenBiker profile image59
    RavenBikerposted 11 years ago

    In the winter, yes.  The benefit is obvious.

    In the summer, no.  Again, obvious.

    Tighty whities, boxers or sport....which?

  18. JamiJay profile image72
    JamiJayposted 11 years ago

    I heard it actually protects from yeast infections. Not so sure it's true, since I have never gotten a yeast infection from going commando.

    1. peeples profile image93
      peeplesposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I actually heard the opposite, that underwear create heat that promotes growth of bacteria. Hmm

  19. mikejhca profile image94
    mikejhcaposted 11 years ago

    Someone I new a long time ago went swimming with his underwear on.  Later he took off his bathing suit and underwear and put on his jeans but something very painful happened while doing up the zipper.  They had to get professionals to come and help him out.  I heard about it from someone else.  So not only was it a bad experience but people were also talking about it.  Males need underwear if they are wearing pants with zippers.  Underwear also keeps the outer clothes cleaner.  I change my underwear and my under shirts daily but I can wear pants and outer shirts multiple times before I need to wash them.

    Without underwear there would be more accidents, clothes would need to be washed more often and things would not stay in place.  Besides the painful accidents there is sometimes accidental exposure.  In most cases it is better to identically reveal your underwear than your naked body.  Another benefit to wearing underwear is warmth.

  20. krillco profile image85
    krillcoposted 11 years ago

    It's about hygiene for one thing...think of it as a big 'pad'. For guys, it serves the purpose of providing some support and protection against chaffing. Going 'commando' runs the risk of things getting 'rubbed the wrong way'.

  21. TerryK81 profile image60
    TerryK81posted 11 years ago

    And I'm!! (sung to the tune of "free falling" by tom petty

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    Sarra Garrettposted 10 years ago

    Cleanliness and it cuts down on yeast infections in women.

  23. peachpurple profile image80
    peachpurpleposted 9 years ago

    you have to, hygiene. Imagine your yucky stuck onto your shorts and the urine? We asians wear underwear even on hot weather


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