For many couples dealing with banal sex lives, the Scissors position is guaranteed to provide a much needed breath of fresh air in an otherwise stagnant sexual relationship.
The woman, lying firmly on her back, parallel to her man, positions herself just right so that both parties are on the other side of one another.
The Tree is a doggy style position where both parties stand with legs spread wide open so that a triangular shaped “trunk” is formed below. As a physically demanding position, the Tree is often recommended for couples with high stamina and dexterity.
Blowjob is the most common form of oral stimulation during lovemaking. The female takes the role of the active partner as she stands on her knees, allowing the partner’s genitals to face her. The male stands with his legs apart and has the benefit of enjoying the sight of watching his lover pleasure him
The Cowboy, with its fitting name, has long been a position favored by men who enjoy dominating roles in bed. This position requires the man, or “Cowboy,” to prove himself worthy of his lady by demanding her full attention, taking pride in knowing precisely how to please her. For this reason, both men and women alike fall in love with the position, returning to it time and time again.
The sixty nine (69) position allows for mutual pleasure since both partners can engage in blowjob and cunnilingus simultaneously. Many enjoy this oral position for its reciprocity and the excitement of sensual collaboration.
The Wave Rider is a position where the woman is on top. The catch, though, is that she needs to be able to do splits. While she spreads her legs wide open, she mounts her lover who is lying down on his back. She bounces up and down while he thrusts with his pelvis.
The Bent Missionary is a slight modification of the traditional Missionary position and can really spice things up in the bedroom when done correctly.
Unlike missionary, the bent missionary position requires the woman to bend her legs upwards, elevating them as far above her head as possible.
Face to face is one of the most intimate standing positions because the lovers can look into each other’s eyes. The position is easy to understand: simply stand in front of one another, with the woman between the man’s legs.
A classic cowgirl position, the shuttle is great for partners both experienced and new to experimentation in bed. The man begins by lying flat on his back and positioning legs in a criss cross pattern: one leg between the woman’s legs, and one outside.
The Sphynx - The man starts by lying on his back with his legs closed together and knees bent. The woman then straddles him facing away from him. She holds onto his knees for support. She should also be kneeling to ensure stability while on top of him. She is then free to bounce on top of him or gyrate, whichever he pleases.
Named after the mythical aquatic creature with the upper body of a woman and the long tail of a fish, the mermaid is one of the most popular rear entry positions for G-Spot stimulation. With the man in full control, but also in a submissive position below on his back, the woman sits on top, facing the ceiling, and extends her tightly connected legs far into the air.
The Rocking Chair - The man should first begin by sitting on the floor. Then, the woman should straddle him and slowly ease into the following position. She should position legs so that they wrap around his lovers. Her knees should be bent and her toes should end where the man’s knees begin.
The Treasure Chest - The woman should lie on her back with one of her legs pointed up towards the sky. The other leg can be spread outward. The man then penetrates the woman by positioning himself between her legs. He should be kneeling and holding the lifted leg with his arm. The other arm is free as are both the woman’s.
The Sitting Flower is an emotionally intense position designed for tenderness and sizzling romance.
The man positions himself such that he is sitting on his buttocks with his legs crossed and stretched forward.
The Thirsty Cat is an oral position for the man who is well hung. It involves him standing upright and gazing down at his female partner. The partner is squatting on her feet and leans back, supporting herself on her palms. She then extends her neck to orally stimulate her lover.
The Ying Yang is another position which requires significant flexibility to do correctly. The woman is to lie down with her knees bent and in a crisscross formation. The man is to kneel and support himself with his arms.
If you’ve ever felt a impulsive act of passion with your lover, you might already know that standing positions are best for such spontaneity. The Whisper is a standing position where the male enters the female from behind, holding her close enough to brush his lips against her ears, neck and much more.
The clapper is doggy style position that, although not necessarily easy for the novice, is by no means exclusively for the experienced. The woman positions herself on her knees, resting her upper body on the floor, with her head facing forwards and legs pressed tightly together.
The reverse cowgirl is the perfect position for a woman to show off her curvy body. For the male partner, this position will give him the full view of watching his lover work her way into ecstasy. The cowgirl from behind allows for the woman to show her best assets while also allowing her partner to deeply penetrate her.
The River Canoe - The man should lean on his side, ideally on the floor. The woman should bring her legs back as far as she can, hopefully as far back as her head if she can manage. Her hands should be used to hold her legs back.
The Sitting Monk - The couples should begin by first sitting on the floor. The man should sit in a pretzel-like formation, ready to be embraced by his lover. The woman then sits on the man’s groin, with the man grabbing onto her buttocks for support. She can hold onto his back and shoulders as well so she does not fall backwards.
The Waltz Dancers - Both lovers start by standing. Then, the woman is to lift her leg as far upwards as she can until it rests on the male lover’s shoulder. The man then holds onto the woman’s back for support and holds onto the raised leg as well with the other hand. He then penetrates her while standing.
The Queen’s Dream is an oral lovemaking position where the woman takes the role of the queen. She is standing upright and spreads her legs wide. The man is on the floor on his buttocks, situated between her legs. He can grab onto her buttocks as he pleases her with his mouth. He can also use his free hands for clitoral stimulation or vaginal penetration.
Some people tend to avoid facesitting out of fear of suffocating their partner. Although there is always risk involved with sex, facesitting is a remarkably safe activity that is enjoyable for both parties.
The Tree Bear - It is difficult to get this position right because it requires some preparation. The best way to do it is to have the woman lying on the bed with her head at the edge. The man can then pick her up with her torso near his head and her head near his pelvis. With the woman suspended, she can wrap her legs around the man’s head.
The Wild Bull is a position where the woman is woman lying on her back, lifting herself with her knees bent and her legs resting on the man’s chest. The man faces the woman and is on his knees, supporting himself on his arms. The woman holds onto the man’s thighs or buttocks. Her own buttocks are between his thighs. The man controls the thrust and pace.
The Queen’s Bowl is an easily achievable position that requires only a bit of strength from both partners. The man is lying down with his upper body in an upright position. He uses his arms and palms to support himself. The woman is also in this position, only she raises her lower body onto of the man’s thighs. She then bends her knees and rests her legs on the man’s shoulders.
The Reverse Well Digger puts the woman in control in this unorthodox position. Providing the lovemaking couple with plenty of eye contact, this position may strike you as one of your favorites after trying.
The Kneeling Prince is a comfortable position that allows for deep penetration. So, it’s is highly likely that both partners will enjoy this position. The man is on his knees facing the woman. The woman is also facing her lover while lying on her back between his thighs. With her legs lifted, her ankles rest on either side of her lover’s shoulders.
The Delta is a position intended for deep penetration. The woman is to lie on her back with her right leg raised upward. She can rest her right leg on the man’s right shoulder, as he straddles on top of her.
The Sleeping Chair is a position with the woman on top and it is especially good for anal penetration. In this position the man is on his back which his knees bent. The woman is on her knees facing her lover. She then uses his raised knees as a backwards cushion of support as she spreads her thighs for deep penetration.
Due to widespread belief that pleasing a woman orally is akin to rocket science, many men view going down on their lady as intimating. Many end up avoiding the act altogether. However, cunnilingus can be just as satisfying for both parties once the man overcomes his shyness and gains confidence.
The Sea Star - The man should begin by first lying down on his back with his legs open and his arms outstretched. Then, the woman sits on top of him at a 90 degree angle. The man’s left thigh should be in between both her legs as she sits on her side. One of her legs should be outstretched and held by the man for support; the other should be bent and facing the opposite directly.
The Well Digger is a position which some lovers find especially difficult. This is because it requires both the woman and the man to be flexible, and some men simply cannot penetrate at this acute angle.
The Leaning Tree involves the woman lying on her back with her feet held up by her partner. The man is to be on his knees as he holds the woman’s legs up. The female lover can hold onto her thighs, the floor, or her buttocks as the man thrusts.
The cat is a frisky position partners of all levels of experience can master and enjoy. Similar to the traditional missionary position, the cat has the woman lying down on her back with her legs spread ever-so-slightly open.
Named after the stunning constellation and eleventh astrological sign in the Zodiac, the Aquarius is a position that will pleasure women in ways never before experienced. That is to say, the Aquarius is ideal for women trying to experience the pleasures of her “A-spot”, or anterior fornix, for the first time.
The Maple Tree is a position of pure loving comfort since both lovers are literally in each other’s arms. On their knees while hugging each other close, both lovers spread their thighs wide to allow for penetration. The man and woman can control the thrust, rhythm and pace together. The man can caress his lover’s buttocks and breasts. She also has her hands free to do as she pleases.
The River Stone is one of the classic positions favored among women who are flexible. It is relatively comfortable for the man, who also enjoys this position for full control as well as deeper penetration. In this position, the woman lies on her back and brings her legs back as far as she can, hopefully as far back as her head if she can manage. Her hands should be used to hold her legs back. At this position, she is fully submissive to her lover.
The Sitar Player is a position for women who love to be dominant and also enjoy using toys with their lover. It is a position that also works for same-sex couples. In this position, the man is on his back and raises his knees towards his chest. The woman the seats herself between his folded thighs, as she uses her dildo to penetrate him.
The Sleeping Cat - The woman should lie on her side for this position, using her hands to support herself. Her legs should only be slightly bent. The man, lying behind her, grabs her hips and places himself behind her buttocks. The Sleeping Cat is intended to be largely controlled by the man, and he is free to thrust as he pleases.
The Hummingbird is a versatile position which requires the lovers to be fit. If you get tired easily, then this position is not for you. However, don’t be dismayed if you can’t get it right the first time.
The Plower puts the man in control of his lover as she lies on the bed with her back arched. With the man kneeling, he positions his torso between the woman’s legs. He can hold onto her lower back, buttocks, or arms as he thrusts.
The Steep Mountain a position for couples who enjoy each other’s flexibility and physical agility. Bear in mind, it is not recommended for men who cannot get erect at an acute angle. In this position the man is on his knees with his thighs spread wide open. He leans back with the support of his hands. The woman is on her back and she raises her buttocks by playing her legs on her lover’s chest.
The top girl is a position that allows the woman full control while she enjoys clitoral stimulation and deep penetration. The male lies on his back as his partner lies on top of him, facing him. An intimate position, the lovers can embrace, kiss and hug each other tightly.
The Sacred Stone is a position where the woman is in the dominant position. The man is laying down flat on his back with one knee bent. The woman faces away from her lover and slides between his raised knee, perching herself on his pelvis at an angle. When she is on her knees, she allows for penetration. The woman is in control for this position. She can bounce up and down, as well as rotate her hips.
The Sun Worshipper - The man should start by lying on the floor normally. His arms should be folded underneath his back to give his female lover complete control. The woman then gets on all fours with her stomach facing the sky. Her knees bent and her body outstretched, she sits on her man while looking at the ceiling. She then rides on top of him, moving up and down.
The Saddle - First, the man should lie on his back. He should then put his knees and hands together in a kind of “curled ball” position. Bringing his legs and arms together, the woman can now straddle the man. Sitting on top of his pelvic area, she places her buttocks on top of his and grab onto his legs for support. She should be squatting while in this position.
The Standing Fisherman is a position that is very common amongst couples who share the same height. Both partners are to be standing up. The woman then raises one leg with the support of her lover who holds onto it with his arms. With his other arm, he holds onto her back and he thrusts deep into her.
The Nest is a position intended for complete intimacy, allowing the lovers to kiss and hold each other as they make love. The man should sit on the bed with his legs outstretched and apart. The woman is to sit on the man’s torso, with her legs above his shoulders.
The Prisoner is a position where the man is in complete control of his female lover. Both partners are on their knees facing the same direction. The man faces the woman’s back as she bends forward in submission and he holds tight onto her arms. The woman has her arms locked behind her with her legs in between her partner’s knees.
The Cursed Lovers is a gentle play of domination-submission in a loving position. The man lays down on his back. The woman is on top with her knees bent on one side of her partner. The man can then hold onto his lover’s calf, while she bounces up and down.
The Moon Gazer allows for deep penetration while giving the woman full control over her man. The man is to lie on his back, his hands spread out as the woman straddles him in reverse. With her knees bent, she is to support herself with her arms as she rides him.
The Compass is an easy position which allows for deep penetration. Both lovers will enjoy this position immensely since it requires little effort but provides maximum pleasure. The Compass is most effective if the woman is flexible, so keep that in mind.
The Open Bridge is a position where the woman is on top and the male lies straight on his back. The female is on her knees and arms leaning back. The woman needs to be flexible and interlinks her hands onto her feet so her lover can penetrate her tilted pelvis.
The Magnolia Tree is an intimate position where both lovers are on their knees facing each other. The lovers are to both be on one knee each, lifting their thighs to allow for penetration. This position is often a favorite for couples since it offers intimacy and eye-contact; it’s also a popular transition position before some more lovemaking either laying down or standing up.
The Carriage is a position which requires some flexibility and maneuvering to do correctly. The man is to lie on his back with his knees bent. Using his hands to hold his lover, the woman is to sit on the man’s torso as she holds onto his legs.
The behind position has many varieties. However, all of them have the advantage of the man controlling the pleasure of his partner as she submits her trust and allows him to take control. This position requires quite a bit of stamina from the man to engage in for a long time.
The Under-and-Over is a difficult position which requires a fair bit amount of coordination. The man should first lay on all fours, as if doing a pushup. The woman should then slide underneath him, lying on her back with her legs behind his buttocks. She should grab his thighs for support as she arches her back.
The Santalwood Tree is a position for lovers who enjoy intimacy and the feeling of being wrapped onto each other. In this position both lovers are on one knee, while the other is intertwined over the other lover’s thigh. The woman is usually the one with the raised thigh which allows for penetration and movement. The man can grab onto his lover’s buttocks. Both lovers synchronize the pace and thrust.
The Sacred Offering is a position meant for comfort. With the woman lying on her back in an inclined position, her thighs should rest on top of the man’s thighs and arms. She can use her back and arms for support as the man sits on his legs.
In the Pebble position, the man is in a kneeling position, resting on his calves while his feet touch and he leans forwards. The woman lies on her stomach in a crossed kneeling position with her arms folded in front, much like the yogic child’s pose.
The Moon Bridge is a position for partners who love a little experimentation. Both partners are to be on all fours. Usually, the man’s thighs are spread wide while the woman’s thighs are closer together as she slides them between her lover. They both face the opposite direction and use the aid of a sex toy to stimulate each other. For this position, a double ended dildo is highly recommended.
The Temple Builder is a position that suits those capable of experimentation. It is also a favorite among women who life to include a little yoga into their love-making. The position involves the woman doing a headstand and bending her knees. It is highly recommended that her lover assist her in getting into position.
The Nectar Flower is a position that is all about orally-stimulating the female lover. The position requires the woman to be very flexible.
It involves the woman lying on her back and using her arms to support herself. As she lifts her buttocks upwards she grabs onto her thighs, further propelling her lower body upwards. To get into this position can be challenging, as such her lover should do as much as he can to make the transition smooth.
The Rodeo - The man should lie on his back with his knees slightly bent to support his lover. The woman should then sit on top of him, with her knees bent and her back arched slightly back. She then rides her lover with the man’s hands placed on her hips, thighs, breasts, or buttocks to better control the rhythm of the thrusts.
There are two ways to get into the Backflip position: a handstand or a lift. For the former, the man stands upright while the woman does a handstand. While doing this, she slowly lowers her pelvis towards her partner. She then bends her knees while he locks his arms onto her calves.
The Night Foundation is a position where the woman is on top. She presses her feet together on top of the man’s chest and leans back. She seats her buttocks on her lover’s thighs. Both partners hold onto each through their linked arms.
The Rainbow Rider is a position for men who enjoy a challenge while being flexible and strong. To get into this position, the man begins by laying down on his back. The woman stands above, with legs on either side of her male lover. He uses his arms and legs to propel himself upwards while arching his back.
A favorite among those who prefer deep penetration and some power play, the doggy style is a classic position. The position offers prime pleasure while the man directs and enjoys observing the passion of his lover.
The Waking Tiger - First, the man should kneel and arch his back by supporting himself with his arms. With his knees bent, his buttocks should be hovering above his feet if done correctly. The woman should begin by lying on the floor with her legs spread open. Using her hands to support herself, she arches her back upward. With her torso suspended, she slides on top of the man’s thighs and allows him to come in between her legs.
Although the Stargazer is a rather tricky position, you can master it with a little practice which will allow for intense pleasure all around.
The most important thing to remember when trying out the Stargazer is that the woman needs to place both her knees on the underside of the man’s legs.
The Wheelbarrow requires strength and flexibility from both partners. If you are one of those couples who love to incorporate yoga into your sexual positions, then this might become a favorite. In this position the man is standing upright. The woman is balanced on her hands, much like a yogic handstand, and faces the opposite direction. She wraps her legs around her male lover and ends up putting her feet together behind his buttocks.
To get the Kissing Seeds position, the woman is on her back and pivots her hips to raise her buttocks upwards. She then bends her knees and folds her legs on either side of her lover’s arms. The man faces the woman while supporting himself on his arms and knees much like in the classic missionary position.