We at SWE love variety; it’s the spice of your sex life! We’re all about mixing it up, trying new sex positions, products, toys and perspectives. There’s a reason so many of you write and ask Emily about inviting a third into your bedroom; you’re tired of your routine sex and ready to mix things up!
But we also know that there’s a place for the tried-and-true type of sex. Finding those sex positions that you know are going to work, that are physically comfortable and get the job done for everyone. And it’s true what they say: once you’ve mastered the basics of anything, you’re better prepared to master the more advanced techniques.
So join us on a brief journey through the six basic sex positions, and brush up on your skills. Here are some tips for getting the most out of these classics, with some variations you maybe haven’t tried!
It’s always nice to spice up your sex life by trying new things. Missionary can only make you cum so far. Which is the reason why since the beginning of procreation, humanity has been finding ways to change up positions, as evidenced as early as 400BC in the Kama Sutra.
However, although we have found ways to reconfigure our sexual pleasures, it’s also good to find different ways to cuddle. Physical touch is one of the most widely understood love languages. Sometimes your arm can only be used as a headrest for so long. Here are some different ways to snuggle up with your partner.
So you tried anal sex and it didn’t go quite to plan. Maybe it hurt a little more than you were expecting. Maybe the position was hard to get into. Perhaps your partner dove in faster than you were ready for – there’s a lot that could have happened. And believe us, we totally get it. Butt stuff can be tough.
But the good news is that even if your first time didn’t go off without hitch, there’s no reason to give up just yet! With the help of a few key first (or second)-timer tips, you’ll see there’s tons of hope for getting your head in the game of backdoor bliss!