Whatever the topic, when your mind begins to drift, you dissociate from your body and you dissociate from the moment. Great sex happens when two people are intimately connected with each other in the moment and fully present, sensing their own bodies fully, free of thoughts and distractions. The closer you can get to presence, the better. Most often, there are two reasons:. Becoming mindful is a great way to practice being in the moment and becoming more present during sex. But with time, this becomes familiar and we can stop paying attention.