Are there any benefits to wearing underwear?

Jump to Last Post 1-23 of 23 discussions (35 posts)
  1. peeples profile image94
    peeplesposted 6 years ago

    Are there any benefits to wearing underwear?

    I mean what's the purpose of wearing them?

  2. nightwork4 profile image61
    nightwork4posted 6 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 image94
      peeplesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Your wife is a smart lady!

  3. christin53 profile image82
    christin53posted 6 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 image59
      traslochimilanoposted 6 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 image75
      Becky Bruceposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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

  4. T. R. Brown profile image75
    T. R. Brownposted 6 years ago

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

  5. profile image0
    David Ramsesposted 6 years ago

    They help when you rip your pants at work.

  6. RBJ33 profile image61
    RBJ33posted 6 years ago

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

    1. peeples profile image94
      peeplesposted 6 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!

    2. jonnycomelately profile image82
      jonnycomelatelyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      It helps to get around to it - loosely speaking!

  7. teyeger82 profile image77
    teyeger82posted 6 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 image60
      RavenBikerposted 6 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 image81
    Ciel Clarkposted 6 years ago

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

    1. jonnycomelately profile image82
      jonnycomelatelyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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

  9. yoginijoy profile image69
    yoginijoyposted 6 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!

  10. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 6 years ago

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

  11. rneufeld profile image59
    rneufeldposted 6 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!

  12. profile image0
    Hubert Williamsposted 6 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 image61
      TerryK81posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!!!

  13. arb profile image81
    arbposted 6 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.

  14. profile image0
    Debbie Dallasposted 6 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!

    NOW

    1. JamiJay profile image87
      JamiJayposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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

  15. profile image0
    topaz blueposted 6 years ago

    Hello
    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

    1. jonnycomelately profile image82
      jonnycomelatelyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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

  16. LilaDaley profile image62
    LilaDaleyposted 6 years ago

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

    1. sarahmoose profile image77
      sarahmooseposted 5 years agoin reply to this

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

  17. RavenBiker profile image60
    RavenBikerposted 6 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 image87
    JamiJayposted 6 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 image94
      peeplesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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

  19. mikejhca profile image95
    mikejhcaposted 5 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 image92
    krillcoposted 5 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 image61
    TerryK81posted 5 years ago

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

  22. profile image0
    Sarra Garrettposted 5 years ago

    Cleanliness and it cuts down on yeast infections in women.

  23. peachpurple profile image83
    peachpurpleposted 3 years ago

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

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)