Newlywed Reese Witherspoon is so happy to be Jim Toth's wife she's taking off her pants!
The Oscar-winning actress, 35, strikes a super-sexy pose inside the October issue of Marie Claire -- lounging on a couch in nothing but an oversized sweater and lacy panties.
Witherspoon is still basking in the afterglow of her March 2011 wedding to CAA agent Toth, 41.
"I got lucky. I did. I got very lucky," she gushes of Toth, whom she began dating in January 2010. As an added bonus, he gets along famously with Ava, 11, and Deacon, 7, her kids with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe. "He's so wonderful with the children. I'm very blessed."
And the How Do You Know star admits she's thrilled that she's no longer a single parent. (She and Phillippe, 36, divorced in 2007 after eight years of marriage.)
"I was hard on myself when I got divorced," muses Witherspoon, who dated Jake Gyllenhaal in between her first and second marriages.
She confides that, before she met Toth, "Somebody close to me once said, 'Oh, no man will ever accept your children.' And I just thought it was the most horrifying thing someone has ever said to me in my entire life."
"And until I got remarried, I don't think I realized how stressed I was. I feel so much relief. I don't think I realized how stressed I was being a single parent," she admits. "It was really, really stressful. It's not easy on anybody. It's really traumatic.
The October issue of Marie Claire hits newsstands Sept. 20.