Most couples aren't very adventurous in the bedroom. When it comes time to get down in between the sheets, few are bold enough to venture away from traditional standbys like missionary , cowgirl , spooning , doggy style. It doesn't have to be this way. There are plenty of inventive sex positions that can result in better orgasms for you and your partner, and they don't all involve contorting your body into a pretzel. We have a few suggestions—50 of them, to be exact. We know 50 is a lot, but don't be intimidated. Treat this list like a menu. Not every position is going to work for every couple. Just because the Wheelbarrow or Heir to the Throne aren't blowing your minds doesn't mean Gift Wrapped won't do the trick. There's something here for everyone.
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Skip navigation! Story from Sex. When did you last try a new sex position? Whether or not you're in a relationship , it's all too easy to fall back on a handful of tried-and-tested moves and forget the delicious variety available to you and your partner.
Some things in life are better on repeat: Friends , perfectly sunny beach days, your trusty white manicure. Your sexcapades, though? Definitely not one of them. Even the hottest spark in the bedroom needs new sex positions to stoke the flames from time to time—otherwise things get boring, fast. In short, your brain craves newness, and especially for women, your brain is very involved in your excitement and satisfaction. Note: While many of these directions reference male partners, these positions can be assumed by just about anyone. Do It: Near the edge of a bed or bench, rest on the hip and forearm of one side and press your thighs together. Your partner stands and straddles you, entering from behind. Why: Keeping your legs pressed together during this sex position allows for a tighter hold on him as he thrusts. Make It Hotter: Instead of letting your partner do all the work, try thrusting your hips slightly to match the tempo.
Sudden, desperate quickies against the kitchen counter can be insanely hot, but the best sex is rich and soulful. That kind of transcendent sex where you feel completely connected to your partner — that's what we're aiming for this week. And, hell, in life, for that matter. These positions harness the bonding powers of science, neurochemistry, and things that just feel amazing to bring you closer as couple. Even though doggy style seems raw and animalistic, when you turn it on its side — spooning-style — it magically turns sweet and loving. Snuggle up with him you're the little spoon and he can gently thrust inside you from behind, drawing it out for deliciously long, leisurely boning. The prolonged contact will leave you both so lust-laden that, after a while, every little stroke will feel amazing. Plus, with your legs squeezed together, it'll really feel like he's filling you up.